Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Atascosa glareosella (Zeller, 1872)

Family: Pyralidae
Subfamily: Phycitinae
Identification: forewing grayish-brown with central longitudinal strip of diffuse blackish shading, and pale gray or whitish strip along costa with sparse speckling; PM line faint/indistinct, straight, running diagonally from inner margin to near apex; indistinct dark discal spot near costa about two-thirds distance from base; hindwing pale grayish-brown with whitish fringe
Wing Span: 1.6 cm
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Range: eastern United States: Florida to Texas, north at least to Maryland, Michigan, and Illinois
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