The Yellow-Spotted Renia (Renia flavipunctalis)

The Yellow-Spotted Renia (Renia flavipunctalis)

The Yellow-Sotted Renia (Renia flavipunctalis) is a litter moth of the family Erebidae. It is found from southern Canada (from Nova Scotia west to Alberta) to Florida and Texas.

The wingspan is 26–31 mm. Adults are on wing from June to August. There is one generation in the north-east.

Violet gray FW has PM line that curves smoothly inward before reaching costa. Reniform spot is yellow or black. Indistinct ST line is bordered with a band of brown shading. Male has a tuft beyond midpoint of antennae.

Hosts: The larvae feed on organic matter, including dead leaves of deciduous trees.

Note: common

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