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Hahncappsia marculenta This moth was a shimmery, pale yellow color with diffuse bands.  *Species ID is in the process of being verified.<br />
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Habitat: Attracted to a light in a semi-rural area Geotagged,Hahncappsia,Hahncappsia marculenta,Summer,United States,moth Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Hahncappsia marculenta

This moth was a shimmery, pale yellow color with diffuse bands. *Species ID is in the process of being verified.

Habitat: Attracted to a light in a semi-rural area

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''Hahncappsia marculenta'' is a moth in the family Crambidae. It was described by Augustus Radcliffe Grote and Coleman Townsend Robinson in 1867. It is found in North America, where it is widespread east of the Rocky Mountains.

The wingspan is 18–24 mm for males and 21–26 mm for females. The forewings are pale yellow with luteous markings. The hindwings are paler yellow. Adults have been recorded on wing from May to September.

The larvae feed on ''Ambrosia trifida'' and.. more

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Jul 10, 2019. Captured Jul 9, 2019 21:56 in 5 East St, New Milford, CT 06776, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/64s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm