Urola nivalis

Snowy Urola


Urola nivalis, Snowy Urola Moth, image from West Virginia

 

 

Family: Crambidae

Subfamily: Crambinae

Tribe: Argyriini

Wingspan: 15 - 23 mm

 

In Urola nivalis the forewing has been described as silvery white, or satiny white. The hindwing (not visible in the photo) is translucent and often appears darker than the forewing. The trailing edge of the forewing has a brown spot.

Larvae of Urola nivalis feed on grasses (Covell, 2005).

Photo location: Ruraldale, Upshur County, West Virginia.



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