Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Acritogramma metaleuca (Hampson, 1913)

Family: Erebidae
Subfamily: Erebinae
Identification: Forewing medium gray with black AM and PM lines and light gray shading immediately beyond those lines; PM line has V-shaped or U-shaped jog near middle, and its upper portion is thickened and does not reach costa; terminal line black, wavy; fringe scalloped, pale basally, darker distally; hindwing brownish-gray with dark wavy terminal line
Wing Span: 2.4-2.6 cm
Life History:
Flight: March to at least June
Caterpillar Hosts:
Adult Food:
Range: California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, and into Mexico
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes: None.