Lepidoptera Xanthosetia Zoegana Moth

Zoegana Moth Fig. 233.-Zoegana-Enlarged.

Our last example of the Tortrices is Zoegana, which belongs to the family Conchylida. Its fore wings are yellow, with a reddish streak along the costa near the base, and a small reddish spot opposite this near the inner margin. The tip of the wings is dark reddish brown, in the middle of which is a large yellow spot.

This moth is widely distributed, and in some parts common. It flies from May to August, and the larva feeds on the small scabious (Scabiosa columbaria).