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Identification: Easily recognized by yellow hindwing. Forewing white with brown and dark blue basal and st. shading. Shading in upper basal area sometimes extends across median area and merges with shading in lower st. area.
Wing Span: 2.8-3.2 cm.
Life History: May be flushed from flowers in open fields during day.
Flight: May, June, July, and September. At least two broods.
Caterpillar Hosts: Swamp rose-mallow.
National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022!
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