Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Oblong Sedge Borer
Globia oblonga (Grote, 1882)

Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Hadeninae
Wing Span: 3.5-5.0 cm
Life History:
Flight: June to September
Caterpillar Hosts: The larvae initially leaf mine and later bore the stems of Typha[3] and Scirpus species below the water line.
Adult Food:
Range: Southern Canada from the Maritimes to British Columbia, south to the Gulf of Mexico and southern California.
NCGR: G5 - Demonstrably secure globally, though it may be quite rare in parts of its range, especially at the periphery.
Management Needs:
Comments: NULL