Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Pink-bordered Yellow Moth
Phytometra rhodarialis (Walker, 1859)

Family: Erebidae
Subfamily: Hypeninae
Identification: Forewing yellow with deep pink band along basal half of costa; also pink beyond straight pm. line. Yellow st. line more distinct in male than in female. Hindwing whitish to gray, often with pink shade toward outer margin.
Wing Span: 1.8-2.1 cm.
Life History:
Flight: June-September.
Caterpillar Hosts: Unrecorded.
Adult Food:
Range: New Hampshire and southern Ontario to Florida, west to Missouri and Texas.
Management Needs:
Comments: NULL