Desmia funeralis

Desmia funeralis, the grape leaffolder, is a moth of the family Crambidae. It is found across the southern parts of the United States to California, north to the northeastern states and southeastern Canada.

Desmia funeralis
Desmia maculalis.jpg
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D. funeralis
Binomial name
Desmia funeralis
(Hübner, 1796)
Synonyms
  • Pyralis funeralis Hübner, 1796
  • Desmia maculalis Westwood, 1832[citation needed]

The wingspan is 21–28 mm. Adults are on wing from May to September. It is a day-flying species. There are two to three generations per year.

The larvae feed on Vitis, Cercis canadensis and Oenothera. It is considered a minor pest of grapes in the United States.

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