Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Orange Mint Moth
Pyrausta orphisalis (Walker, 1859)

Family: Crambidae
Subfamily: Pyraustinae
Identification: Slightly smaller than Pyrausta subsequalis. Forewing dark brown with a large orange pm. spot near costa; wide orange pm. band on hindwing.
Wing Span:
Life History:
Flight: May-August.
Caterpillar Hosts: Savory and Monarda species.
Adult Food:
Range: Throughout eastern North America.
Management Needs:
Comments: NULL
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