Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Petrophila schaefferalis (Dyar, 1906)


Family: Crambidae
Subfamily: Acentropinae
Identification:
Wing Span: 1.7-2.9 cm
Life History:
Flight: April to September
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Adult Food:
Habitat: Larvae are aquatic.
Range: Southern Arizona to southern California, including the islands of Santa Cruz and Catalina.
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Comments:
Taxonomy Notes: None.