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Sociable Renia - Renia factiosalis TL: ~13-15 mm. Grayish brown FW; tiny black reniform spots; irregular ST line is bordered with dark brown. Hosts: Dead leaves, also barberry, clover, and hickory.<br />
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Habitat: Attracted to a 395 nm LED light in a rural area Geotagged,Renia factiosalis,Sociable Renia,Summer,United States,moth,renia Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Sociable Renia - Renia factiosalis

TL: ~13-15 mm. Grayish brown FW; tiny black reniform spots; irregular ST line is bordered with dark brown. Hosts: Dead leaves, also barberry, clover, and hickory.

Habitat: Attracted to a 395 nm LED light in a rural area

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The dark-banded renia is a litter moth of the family Erebidae. It is found from southern Canada to Florida and Texas.

The wingspan is about 24 mm. Adults are on wing from May to September. There is one generation in the north-east, two generations in Missouri and multiple generations in the south.

The larvae feed on organic matter, including dead leaves.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Aug 6, 2019. Captured Aug 5, 2019 22:36 in 5 East St, New Milford, CT 06776, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/6.3
  • 1/64s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm