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Pearly-winged Lichen Moth - Crambidia casta TL: ~17 mm. White FW, abdomen, and thorax. Host: Lichen. Status: Common<br />
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Habitat: Attracted to a 395 nm LED light at night in a semi-rural area.<br />
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Pearly-winged Lichen Moth - Crambidia casta

TL: ~17 mm. White FW, abdomen, and thorax. Host: Lichen. Status: Common

Habitat: Attracted to a 395 nm LED light at night in a semi-rural area.

2020(38)

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''Crambidia casta'', the pearly-winged lichen moth, is a moth of the family Erebidae. It is found from North Carolina and Kentucky north to Nova Scotia. In the west it occurs from the Rocky Mountain states south to central Arizona and New Mexico. The habitat consists of eastern hardwood forests, juniper woodlands and sagebrush rangelands.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded May 28, 2020. Captured May 26, 2020 11:47 in 5 East St, New Milford, CT 06776, USA.
  • Canon EOS 90D
  • f/4.0
  • 1/64s
  • ISO250
  • 100mm