Splendid palpita snout moth

Palpita magniferalis

''Palpita magniferalis'', the splendid palpita snout moth, ash pyralid or ash leafroller, is a moth of the family Crambidae. It is found in eastern North America.
Splendid Palpita Moth (Palpita magniferalis) at a 365nm UV light setup at the edge of a dense mixed forest. Geotagged,International Moth Week,Lepidoptera,Moth Week,Moth Week 2020,National Moth Week,Palpita magniferalis,Splendid palpita snout moth,Summer,United States,moth,moth week,moths

Appearance

The wingspan is 23–27 mm. Adults are on wing from April to October. The larvae feed on ''Fraxinus'' species.
Splendid Palpita Moth (Palpita magniferalis) At porch lights near an overgrown backyard habitat.
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Naming

Palpita magniferalis Walker, 1861
Botys magniferalis Walker, 1861
Scoparia fascialis Walker, 1862
Splendid Palpita Moth (Palpita magniferalis)  At a 365 + 395nm UV light setup at a mixed forest edge. Geotagged,Moth Week 2021,Palpita magniferalis,Splendid palpita snout moth,Summer,United States

Habitat

Presumably near deciduous forests, woodlands, perhaps old fields with hostplant.
Splendid Palpita - Palpita magniferalis TL: ~15 mm. Tan FW with brown speckles and blotches. Host: Ash. Status: Common.

Habitat: Attracted to an LED light (395 nm) in a semi-rural area

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Food

Larvae feed on Ash (Fraxinus spp.) and Swamp Privet (Forestiera acuminata)

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderLepidoptera
FamilyCrambidae
GenusPalpita
SpeciesP. magniferalis