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Curved-lined Vaxi
Photo © Judy Gallagher; Merrimac Fam Wildlife Management Area, Nokesville, VA; June 2010

Curved-lined Vaxi
Vaxi auratella
Superfamily Pyraloidea
Family Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily Crambinae (Crambine Snout Moths)

wingspan 15-18 mm

Flight period: March to July in the south; June to August in the north

Habitat: wet meadows; adults may flying during the day, also attracted to light