Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Lampronia russatella


Family: Prodoxidae
Subfamily: Prodoxinae
Identification: Head ochreous. Forewing dark fuscous with purplish sheen. Near the base a yellowish white band, and two creamy spots on termen near tornus and opposite it on costa. Hindwings gray, with reddish tinge.
Wing Span: about 12 mm
Life History: Immature stages are not known. The moth emerges in early summer.
Flight: The moth emerges in early summer.
Caterpillar Hosts:
Adult Food:
Habitat: In mesic forest.
Range: Eastern North America.
Conservation:
NCGR: Not listed
Management Needs:
Comments: NULL