Distinguished from other Euxesta by the combination of
No black spot between bases of antennae
Lower part of frons red
Wing with two small black spots
Apical spot reaching wingtip and crossing R4+5
Basal spot (or crossband) starting at wing margin before tip of Sc ending at R2+3.
Abdomen of male dark, of female with conspicuous yellow tip
Lower 48 states, Mexico, tropics. Introduced to Europe and now widespread there.
Apparently cell sc may be slightly darkened, giving the basal band an "L" shape, possibly only in males.