Spoladea recurvalis: Hawaiian Beet Webworm Moth

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^ Above and under a tiny yellow flower Oxalis stricta [yellow woodsorrel].

Spoladea recurvalis or Hawaiian Beet Webworm is a species of moth of the family Crambidae. It is found worldwide, but mainly in the tropics. The wingspan is 22–24 mm. The moth flies from May to September depending on the location. The larvae feed on Spinach, Beet, Cotton, Maize and Soybean.

Photos: AtlantaGAUSA [20121003]

Source: Wikipedia

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