Attributes of Ctenucha virginica

Virginia Ctenucha
Ctenucha virginica (Esper, 1794)

Family: Erebidae
Subfamily: Arctiinae
Identification: The largest and most broad-winged of wasp moths in North America. Body metallic blue; head and sides of collar orange. Forewing deep grayish brown, metallic blue at base. Hindwing black. Fringes on all wings partly white.
Wing Span: 4-5 cm.
Life History: Diurnal.
Flight: May-July.
Caterpillar Hosts: Grasses, irises, sedges.
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: Labrador to Pennsylvania, west to Manitoba and Kansas.
Conservation:
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August 02, 2015 tjrickert Tucker County, West Virginia, United States August 19, 2015 Details
July 07, 2015 glendg Alberta, Canada August 14, 2015 Details
August 03, 2015 Abbey Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada August 04, 2015 Details
July 18, 2015 A. Scott Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States August 03, 2015 Details
July 11, 2015 jollygoodyellow Nova Scotia, Canada July 23, 2015 Details
July 03, 2015 Cherylee Black Ontario, Canada July 19, 2015 Details
July 11, 2015 treichard Ontario, Canada July 18, 2015 Details
July 11, 2015 treichard Ontario, Canada July 18, 2015 Details
July 15, 2015 Allen Belden Highland County, Virginia, United States July 17, 2015 Details
July 02, 2015 Tindomul1of9 Jefferson County, New York, United States July 14, 2015 Details
June 02, 2015 JohnRoosenberg Schoharie County, New York, United States July 14, 2015 Details
June 27, 2015 allura400 Schuyler County, New York, United States July 12, 2015 Details
July 08, 2015 treichard Ontario, Canada July 12, 2015 Details
July 10, 2015 jhauser42 Erie County, New York, United States July 11, 2015 Details
July 08, 2015 treichard Ontario, Canada July 11, 2015 Details
July 04, 2015 treichard Forest County, Pennsylvania, United States July 08, 2015 Details
July 04, 2015 ravenwong Ontario, Canada July 08, 2015 Details
June 16, 2015 JohnRoosenberg Schoharie County, New York, United States July 07, 2015 Details
June 30, 2015 AnnL Todd County, Minnesota, United States July 06, 2015 Details
July 05, 2015 wwasham19536@yahoo.com Koochiching County, Minnesota, United States July 06, 2015 Details
July 03, 2015 curtis.lehman (Margaret Higbee) Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, United States July 06, 2015 Details
July 05, 2015 Chris Blomme Ontario, Canada July 06, 2015 Details
June 22, 2015 Bowbender Ashland County, Ohio, United States July 04, 2015 Details
June 30, 2015 digginflowers Page County, Virginia, United States July 01, 2015 Details
June 29, 2015 Chet Gottfried Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States June 29, 2015 Details
June 18, 2015 Louis J. Cassorla Sullivan County, New Hampshire, United States June 25, 2015 Details
June 24, 2015 Allen Belden Madison County, Virginia, United States June 25, 2015 Details
June 25, 2015 Cherylee Black Ontario, Canada June 25, 2015 Details
June 24, 2015 crm211b Ontario, Canada June 24, 2015 Details
June 10, 2015 sh11 Ontario, Canada June 21, 2015 Details
May 23, 2015 tjrickert Crawford County, Pennsylvania, United States June 21, 2015 Details
June 19, 2015 JRonan17 Herkimer County, New York, United States June 21, 2015 Details
June 20, 2015 juliereid Ontario, Canada June 20, 2015 Details
June 17, 2015 Cherylee Black Ontario, Canada June 18, 2015 Details
May 11, 2015 Perrysmama1 Portage County, Ohio, United States June 16, 2015 Details
June 11, 2015 RandiK Alberta, Canada June 16, 2015 Details
June 03, 2015 JohnRoosenberg Schoharie County, New York, United States June 06, 2015 Details
June 06, 2015 curtis.lehman Crawford County, Pennsylvania, United States June 06, 2015 Details
May 08, 2015 ezeemonee Erie County, New York, United States June 01, 2015 Details
May 25, 2015 Jarchibold Saratoga County, New York, United States June 01, 2015 Details
May 30, 2015 BeaLaporte Ontario, Canada June 01, 2015 Details
May 26, 2015 juliereid Ontario, Canada May 30, 2015 Details
May 27, 2015 cutestuffings85 Indiana County, Pennsylvania, United States May 27, 2015 Details
April 26, 2015 ezekielmueller Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, United States May 06, 2015 Details
April 30, 2015 Jarchibold Saratoga County, New York, United States May 01, 2015 Details
April 30, 2015 Jarchibold Saratoga County, New York, United States May 01, 2015 Details
April 13, 2015 Smokeybird5 Ontario, Canada April 20, 2015 Details
April 02, 2015 BeaLaporte Ontario, Canada April 13, 2015 Details
May 17, 2014 Jan Presque Isle County, Michigan, United States April 11, 2015 Details
July 19, 2014 ellenjones6 Franklin County, New York, United States March 27, 2015 Details