Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Spotted Grass Moth
Rivula propinqualis Guenée, 1854

Family: Erebidae
Subfamily: Rivulinae
Identification: Forewing light yellow with large, elliptical, brown blotch covering two small, purplish reniform dots. Lines narrow, brown, parallel; some brown shading toward outer margin. Hindwing yellow.
Wing Span: 1.5-1.9 cm.
Life History:
Flight: April-September.
Caterpillar Hosts: Grasses.
Adult Food:
Range: Throughout eastern North America.
Management Needs:
Comments: NULL