Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Arta epicoenalis (Ragonot, 1891)

Family: Pyralidae
Subfamily: Chrysauginae
Identification: Forewing light reddish with pale AM and PM lines that diverge slightly as they run from costa to inner margin; hindwing light gray; tibiae and tarsi lack conspicuous scale tufts
Wing Span: 1.7 cm
Life History:
Flight: June and July in California
Caterpillar Hosts:
Adult Food:
Range: California to Texas and Oklahoma
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes: None.