Abbreviated Button Slug

Tortricidia flexuosa

Tortricidia flexuosa is a small slug moth in the family Limacodidae.
Abbreviated Button Slug - Tortricidia flexuosa TL; ~ 10 mm. Tan FW with PM and ST lines fused at costa. Hosts: Deciduous trees. Status: Common.

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

2020(132) Abbreviated Button Slug,Geotagged,Moth Week 2020,Summer,Tortricidia,Tortricidia flexuosa,United States,moth,slug moth

Appearance

TL: 8-12 mm.

Distribution

Eastern North America

Food

Deciduous trees

References:

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderLepidoptera
FamilyLimacodidae
GenusTortricidia
SpeciesTortricidia flexuosa