Butterflies and Moths of North America

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California Pyrausta Moth
Pyrausta californicalis (Packard, 1873)


Family: Crambidae
Subfamily: Pyraustinae
Identification:
Wing Span:
Life History:
Flight:
Caterpillar Hosts: Several species of mint (Mentha), including such plants as spearmint and peppermint
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: British Columbia to California
Conservation:
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