Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Loxostege anartalis (Grote, 1878)


Family: Crambidae
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Identification: The ground colour of the forewings is bluish grey, with a whitish postmedial line and a dark discal spot. The hindwings have a bluish-grey ground colour and a whitish postmedial line, as well as a whitish medial area
Wing Span: 2.0-2.4 cm
Life History: The ground colour of the forewings is bluish grey, with a whitish postmedial line and a dark discal spot. The hindwings have a bluish-grey ground colour and a whitish postmedial line, as well as a whitish medial area
Flight: April to July
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Range: It is found in North America, where it has been recorded from coast to coast in Canada. In the west, the range extends south to California.
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