Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Gray Marvel Moth
Anterastria teratophora (Herrich-Schäffer, 1854)

Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Acronictinae
Wing Span:
Life History:
Flight: One Ohio reference lists the flight period as May to August
Caterpillar Hosts: Mint (Mentha spp.) and Bee Balm (Monarda spp.),
Adult Food:
Range: Florida to Arkansas in the south, north to southern Canada (Quebec, Ontario, etc.)
Management Needs:
Comments: NULL
Taxonomy Notes: Anterastria teratophora (Herrich-Schäffer, [1854]) was transferred from the genus Agriopodes to the genus Erastria, now Anterastria, in Forbes (1954). This transfer was overlooked in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist), ZooKeys. 421: 115-137.
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