Chalcedony Midget
Elaphria chalcedonia (Hbn.)
Noctuidae
Hodges


Photo courtest Pete Williams, Gulf Breeze, Florida
October 1, 2006
Copyright (C) 2006 Pete Williams

Identification Covell, Moths of Eastern North America, Page 135. The basal and median areas are orange-yellow to orangish-tan; broad white edging along the entire post-median line. The hindwing is white with variable grayish-brown outer shading. The caterpillar host plants are all members of the snapdragon family.

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