Boxwood Leaftier Moth (Galasa nigrinodis)

Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Pyralidae
Genus: Galasa
Species: nigrinodis

Regional

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Barling, Arkansas
Glouster, Ohio
Bethany, Oklahoma
Pottstown, Pennsylvania

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On Aug 25, 2014, LupineNight from Bethany, OK wrote:

The larvae feed on dead leaves of boxwood (so I've read), so it doesn't sound like a pest. It is a very amazing looking creature tho! I'd seen pictures before but had no idea how tiny they are. Very interesting find!

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On Jan 29, 2007, DiOhio from Corning, OH (Zone 6a) wrote:

Host Plant: leaves of Boxwood

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