Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Polygrammodes flavidalis (Guenée, 1854)

Family: Crambidae
Subfamily: Pyraustinae
Identification: Wings pearly white overlaid with yellow, especially toward margins. Forewing has five irregular brown lines. Note brown orbicular dot.
Wing Span: 2.4-3.5 cm.
Life History: Larva bores into roots of host plant.
Flight: June-September.
Caterpillar Hosts: Ironweed.
Adult Food:
Range: New York to Florida, west to Illinois and east Texas.
Management Needs:
Comments: NULL