Coffee-loving Pyrausta Moth
Pyrausta tyralis
Subfamily Pyraustinae
Family Pyralidae
Hodges 5069

Photo courtesy Pete Williams, Gulf Breeze, Florida
Copyright (c) 2008 Pete Williams
June 19, 2008

Identification Covell, Moths of Eastern United States, Page 399. The forewing is deep crimson with wide, deep yellow ante-median and post-median lines. The hindwing is crimson-orange toward the base. The caterpillar host plant is wild coffee.

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