Lintneria eremitus (Hubner, )
Status: Rare stray (resident?)
Larval Hostplant(s): Various Lamiaceae including Sage (Salvia), Mints (Mentha) and Beebalms (Monarda)
Range: This moth has been found south of Canada and north of the Gulf Coast states from the Atlantic coast west to Nebraska.
NENHP Ranking: Not listed
Broods/Flight Times: Double brooded in Texas.
Habitat: Sandy prairies with hostplants
Avg. Wingspan: 3 – 3 1/2 Inches
Overwintering: As pupae in leaf litter or in the soil.
Notes: This moth is rare throughout its range. It’s type locality is simply listed as “Kansas”.
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