Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Compacta capitalis (Grote, 1881)


Family: Crambidae
Subfamily: Pyraustinae
Identification: Wings translucent pearly white with narrow blackish brown lines and small, hollow orbicular spot.
Wing Span: 3-3.7 cm.
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Range: Virginia to Florida, west to Illinois and Texas.
Conservation: Rare.
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Comments: NULL