Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

White Spotted Sable Moth
Anania funebris (Strom, 1768)


Family: Crambidae
Subfamily: Pyraustinae
Identification: Wings black with two pale yellowish white spots on each wing.
Wing Span: 1.8-2.2 cm.
Life History: Found in fields during the day.
Flight: May-early July.
Caterpillar Hosts: Goldenrod.
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: Species is holarctic. The North American subspecies range is Newfoundland to southern North Carolina, west across Canada, south to Michigan and Minnesota.
Conservation:
NCGR:
Management Needs:
Comments: NULL

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022!

Moths are amazing creatures. Take photographs and share your moth sightings with us to document the moths where you live. Learn more.