Blepharomastix ranalis

Hollow-spotted Blepharomastix

Blepharomastix ranalis, Crambid moth, West Virginia photo


Family: Crambidae

Subfamily: Pyraustinae

Tribe: Spilomelini

Length: 16 - 20 mm


Larval food plants are various species of Goosefoot (genus Chenopodium).

Range: Quebec and Ontario to Mexico and the West Indies.

Photo location: on a circular saw blade, Ruraldale, Upshur County, West Virginia.

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