Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Penthesilea sacculalis (Ragonot, 1891)


Family: Pyralidae
Subfamily: Chrysauginae
Identification:
Wing Span: 1.5 cm
Life History:
Flight: March through November in Florida and June through October in other areas.
Caterpillar Hosts:
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: southeastern United States. Florida to Tennessee and west to eastern and southern Texas
Conservation:
NCGR:
Management Needs:
Comments:
Taxonomy Notes: None.