Rosey Dart - Diarsia rosaria
The Rosey Dart (Diarsia rosaria) forewing is red-brown often with the discal cell black between the discal spots. The wingspan is 33 mm (Powell and Opler 2009).
The similar species Diarsia esurialis has a forewing that is yellow, orange, or pink-lavender, often with the discal cell black between the discal spots (Powell and Opler 2009).
Abundant and widely distributed in wet conifer forests of western North America (Powell and Opler 2009).
Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
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The larvae feed on grasses (Powell and Opler 2009).
- Literature Cited AboveLegend: View Online Publication
- Powell, J.A. and P.A. Opler. 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, Berkeley, CA. 369 pp.
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