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Crambidae
801463.004986.1Sitochroa palealis ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) – Greenish-Yellow Sitochroa Moth

© Nolie Schneider
Distribution: Recently introduced into North America (first specimen reported from 2002) and now known from Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin.
Seasonality
and Size:
13 June - 12 September (based on small sampling).
Larva and
Host Plants:
Daucus carota.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
References
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Sitochroa palealis: A Palearctic Pyraustine Moth Newly Introduced to North America.
    S. Passoa, G. Balogh and M. A. Solis (2008). Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 110(2): 504-515.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Sitochroa palealis
© Carroll Rudy
Sitochroa palealis
© Steve Scott
Sitochroa palealis
© Rob Curtis
Sitochroa palealis
© Nolie Schneider
Sitochroa palealis
26mm – © Jim Vargo
Sitochroa palealis
© Tom Bentley


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