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Attributes of Litocala sexsignata
Litocala sexsignata (Harvey, 1875)
Blackish forewing with distinct white reniform and pale orbicular smudge. Each hindwing is black with three round white spots.
Adults are diurnal. They may be seen nectaring at flowers or sipping moisture in muddy spots.
Flight: March to June (mostly April to May).
New foliage of oaks, Quercus, or chinquapin, Chrysolpis, and possibly manzanita.
Washington, Montana, Utah, and Colorado south to southern California, Baja California Norte, Sonora, and Chihuahua.