Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Epipagis fenestralis (Hübner, [1796])

Family: Crambidae
Subfamily: Spilomelinae
Identification: Forewing very narrow; acutely pointed in male, less so in female. Wings translucent white, tinted with pale yellow; lines, veins, and apical areas yellowish brown to dark brown. Hindwing crossed by two sharp brown lines. Also, the antemedial (AM) line of the hindwing is broken and does not extend all the way across the wing
Wing Span: 2-2.5 cm.
Life History:
Flight: May-September.
Caterpillar Hosts:
Adult Food:
Range: North Carolina and Kentucky to Florida, west to Arkansas and Texas.
Management Needs:
Comments: NULL
Taxonomy Notes: Epipagis fenestralis (Hübner, 1796) an unused senior synonym, replaces 5147 Epipagis huronalis (Guenée, 1854) in Munroe (1995).
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