Trisha Shetty

Argyria tripsacas

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Crambidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Argyria
Similar  Argyria critica, Argyria, Crambidae

Argyria tripsacas is a moth in the Crambidae family. It was described by Dyar in 1921. It is found in North America, where it has been recorded from Florida and Alabama. It is also present on the West Indies. The habitat consists of coastal dunes.

The wingspan is 14-16 mm. The forewings are white with three dark spots in the median area. Adults are on wing from February to July and again from October to December.

The larvae feed on Gramineae species.


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