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A medium-size (2.5-3.0 cm wingspan) stubby-winged dusky brown moth with lighter oblique lines crossing the forewings and a straw yellow blotch near the apex. Hindwings the same color as forewings, but unmarked. The antennae are bipectinate and both sexes are similar. Similar to other Clostera species, in particular C. apicalis, but with a more mottled appearance. The pale yellow or gold patch near the apex separates strigosa from other Clostera species.


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