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Variable Reddish Pyrausta Moth - Pyrausta rubricalis Habitat: Resting on vegetation along the edge of a forest Geotagged,Pyrausta rubricalis,Summer,United States,Variable Reddish Pyrausta Moth Click/tap to enlarge

Variable Reddish Pyrausta Moth - Pyrausta rubricalis

Habitat: Resting on vegetation along the edge of a forest

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    Posted 8 months ago
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''Pyrausta rubricalis'', the variable reddish pyrausta moth, is a moth in the family Crambidae. It was described by Hübner in 1796. It is found in North America, where it has been recorded from Illinois to New York, south to Florida and Louisiana. It is also reported from the west coast, from southern California to Washington. The wingspan is about 15 mm and adults have been recorded on wing from March to October.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Jan 21, 2020. Captured Aug 23, 2019 08:11 in 91 Main St, Sharon, CT 06069, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/10.0
  • 1/256s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm