Attributes of Condica confederata

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Condica confederata (Grote, 1873)

Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Amphipyrinae
Identification: Forewing pearly to reddish gray with black basal patch and broad claviform spot. Note pale median area and two large pale patches at outer margin in the male. Most of the rest of the forewing is shaded with dark reddish gray. Dark shading much more extensive in the female, with only am. line, border of inner margin, outlines of orbicular and reniform spots, and two patches at outer margin pale. Hindwing grayish brown, darker in female than in male.
Wing Span: 3.2-4 cm.
Life History:
Flight: August-October northward; all months in Florida.
Caterpillar Hosts: Spanish needles.
Adult Food:
Range: Maine to Florida, west to Wisconsin and Texas. Uncommon northward.
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes:

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August 13, 2016 Katy Houston Harris County, Texas, United States September 27, 2016 Details
September 15, 2016 Stott Noble Jefferson County, Alabama, United States September 17, 2016 Details
August 15, 2015 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States September 02, 2016 Details
September 01, 2016 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States September 02, 2016 Details
June 29, 2013 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States January 20, 2015 Details
November 03, 2012 Ken Childs Chester County, Tennessee, United States March 01, 2013 Details
October 14, 2007 Hart County, Kentucky, United States May 23, 2011 Details
October 31, 2007 Hart County, Kentucky, United States May 23, 2011 Details
September 26, 2007 Pete Williams Santa Rosa County, Florida, United States May 17, 2011 Details
September 15, 2009 Tony DeSantis Camden County, North Carolina, United States February 04, 2011 Details