Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Agriphila plumbifimbriellus (Dyar, 1904)

Family: Crambidae
Subfamily: Crambinae
Identification: forewing whitish to pale yellowish with dark brown speckling between veins, giving the wing a streaked appearance; thin dark ST line angles sharply near costa and extends toward base a considerable distance before touching costa; terminal line composed of black dots, surrounded by yellowish-orange shading that contrasts with paler color of remainder of wing; fringe scales dark brown to blackish
Wing Span: 1.8-2.0 cm
Life History:
Flight: July and August
Caterpillar Hosts:
Adult Food:
Range: great plains/prairies and mountain valleys of western United States and Canada
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes: None.