Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Mother-of-pearl Moth
Argyria rufisignella (Zeller, 1872)


Family: Crambidae
Subfamily: Crambinae
Identification: Forewing silvery-white with broad orange fringe; orange strip extends along inner margin; hindwing yellowish-gray
Wing Span: 0.6-0.672 cm
Life History:
Flight:
Caterpillar Hosts:
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: Eastern United States and across southern states to Arizona
Conservation:
NCGR:
Management Needs:
Comments:
Taxonomy Notes: None.