Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Udea itysalis (Walker, 1859)


Family: Crambidae
Subfamily: Spilomelinae
Identification: Color is variable, dark gray or brown to pale tan or whitish, typically rather uniform, not mottled, orbicular and renal spots usually distinct.
Wing Span: 2.0-2.4 cm
Life History:
Flight: April to May
Caterpillar Hosts: Bluebells and other borages, stickseed, and houndstongue.
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Habitat:
Range: Transcontinental.
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