Abegesta remellalis

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Abegesta remellalis
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A. remellalis
Binomial name
Abegesta remellalis
(Druce, 1899)
Synonyms
  • Homophysa remellalis Druce, 1899

Abegesta remellalis, the white-trimmed abegesta, is a moth in the family Crambidae. It was described by Herbert Druce in 1899.[1] It is found in Mexico and the south-western United States, where it has been recorded from Arizona, California and New Mexico.[2]

The forewings are yellowish orange to brown with white median and subterminal lines. The terminal line is gray with black dots. The hindwings are creamy white, shaded with pale reddish brown from the apex to the inner angle.[3] Adults are on wing from June to September.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "GlobIZ search". Global Information System on Pyraloidea. Retrieved 2014-07-15.
  2. ^ Moth Photographers Group at Mississippi State University
  3. ^ Druce, H. 1899. Lepidoptera-Heterocera. Biologia Centrali-Americana 2: 556