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Identification: Forewing gray with slight reddish tint. The dark shaded veins are limited to the outer half of the wing. Dark chevron shaped patch of scales in the median area. Terminal line is a series of black dots. Fringe is slightly metallic.
Wing Span: male 2.4 cm; female 2.5-2.8 cm
Caterpillar Hosts: Saccharum [Erianthus] sp. Other grasses (Gramineae) likely.
Range: Louisiana to South Carolina and Florida.
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