Inornate Pyrausta Moth Pyrausta inornatalis (Fernald, 1885)  Synonyms: Hodges #5037, Southern Pink Moth.

Status:

BugGuide summarizes its range as Florida to Kansas and California. Beth Johnson's record from September 2015 slightly extends the species documented northeastern range in BugGuide and our primary moth distribution data sources.

Relationships:

Larval hosts are various Salvia species.

There are 14 records in the project database.

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Inornate Pyrausta Moths in Prince George's Co., Maryland (7/27/2018). Verified by Roger Downer/BugGuide. Photo by Jane Chandler. (MBP list)

An Inornate Pyrausta Moth in Prince George's Co., Maryland (9/17/2017). Photo by Barbara Thurlow. (MBP list)

An Inornate Pyrausta Moth in Prince George's Co., Maryland (9/1/2017). Photo by Jane Chandler. (MBP list)

An Inornate Pyrausta Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (9/23/2016). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

An Inornate Pyrausta Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (10/4/2016). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

An Inornate Pyrausta Moth in Prince George's Co., Maryland (8/2/2017). Photo by Jane Chandler. (MBP list)

An Inornate Pyrausta Moth on Salvia in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/12/2015). Determined by Roger Downer/BAMONA. This individual represents a new species for MBP! Photo by Beth Johnson. (MBP list)

An Inornate Pyrausta Moth caterpillar in Prince George's Co., Maryland (8/4/2018). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Jane Chandler. (MBP list)

An Inornate Pyrausta Moth caterpillar in Prince George's Co., Maryland (8/4/2017). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Jane Chandler. (MBP list)


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