Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Petrophila santafealis (Heppner, 1976)


Family: Crambidae
Subfamily: Acentropinae
Identification:
Wing Span: 1.04-1.8 cm
Life History:
Flight:
Caterpillar Hosts: Algae.
Adult Food:
Habitat: Larvae are aquatic.
Range: Described from central Florida but seen as far west as southern Arizona
Conservation:
NCGR:
Management Needs:
Comments:
Taxonomy Notes: None.