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Elegant Grass Veneer Moth

Microcrambus elegans


Family: Crambidae, Subfamily: Crambinae. Grass-Veneer. TL 8-10 mm. White FW is variably peppered with brown/gold for a unique design. Hosts: Grasses


Near woodlands and meadow. Attracted to light (Range: Eastern USA and Southern Canada)


Background color is different in photos because it flew to a different house surface in by the front porch light.

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1 Comment

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

nice one!

Carol Snow Milne
Spotted by
Carol Snow Milne

Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Jun 11, 2012
Submitted on Jul 18, 2012

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