Butterflies and Moths of North America

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California Grass-veneer Moth
Euchromius californicalis (Packard, 1873)

Family: Crambidae
Subfamily: Crambinae
Identification: Resembles E. ocelleus in color and maculation but with the whitish patch adjacent to blackish terminal dots somewhat broader; and the thin brownish line within, closer to termination of irrorated area than to the terminal dots.
Wing Span: Adult males 2.0 - 2.3 cm Adult female 1.4 - .22 cm
Life History:
Flight: March through September
Caterpillar Hosts:
Adult Food:
Range: British Columbia, Alberta, Washington, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oregon, Wyoming, California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes: None.