Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Planthopper Parasite Moth
Fulgoraecia exigua (Henry Edwards, 1882)


Family: Epipyropidae
Subfamily:
Identification:
Wing Span: 0.8-1.3 cm
Life History:
Flight: June-Oct
Caterpillar Hosts: Fulgoroid planthoppers
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: N.J. and Pa. to cen. Fla., west to Mo. and Tex per Covell (1984)and also AZ and NM per Arnett (1985)
Conservation:
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