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930592.008404Rivula propinqualis Guenée, 1854 – Spotted Grass Moth

© Bev Wigney
Distribution: Caution: A single range map dot for a Canadian province may represent records without specific location data.
Southern Canada west to BC. South to Florida and Texas. Grassy areas.
and Size:
July - August. Wingspan ~ 15-19mm
Field Marks:
Light yellow forewing. Large oval brown spot covering two small purple reniform. Parallel brown lines following wing margin.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Rivula propinqualis Guenée, 1854
Data compiled and contributed by Steve Scott from references cited.

Rivula propinqualis
© Bev Wigney
Rivula propinqualis
© David Reed
Rivula propinqualis
© Nolie Schneider
Rivula propinqualis
© Troy Bartlett
Rivula propinqualis
© Carol Wolf
Rivula propinqualis
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Rivula propinqualis
18mm – © Jim Vargo

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