|scientific name Crambus unistriatellus |
June and July.
A medium sized to larger Crambus (25-28 mm wingspan). Forewings chocolate brown with a broad silver white discal stripe which extends from the base to the outer margin; with a submarginal row of minute black dots. The hindwing are white. This species can be confused only with worn specimens of Crambus leachellus.
Diurnal and comes to light.
Uncommon, but of no concern.
Unknown, probably grass roots.
A North American species. Fernald (1896) has it from Labrador, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Minnesota and California. It has also been reported from British Columbia (Dyar 1904) and Michigan (Scholtens (1996). In Alberta, Bowman (1951) reported it from the Edmonton and Nordegg areas.
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