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Common Grass-Veneer Moth

Crambus Praefectellus


These moths are extremely small, having only a wingspan size of 18-25 millimeters. They come in grey or white, and have black compact eyes.


These moths are very common in fields and woodland areas.


These moths do not eat while their adults, instead they feed during their larvae stage. Their lifespan only last around 5-8 weeks, while spending half of their life as a larvae.

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Maryland, USA

Lat: 39.18, Long: -76.58

Spotted on Sep 10, 2019
Submitted on Sep 30, 2019

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