Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Agrochola pulchella (Smith, 1900)

Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Noctuinae
Identification: Forewing with broad dark orange terminal band; remainder of wing medium to dark red-brown (median band usually lighter); lower half of reniform spot white.
Wing Span: 2.8 - 3.2 cm
Life History:
Flight: Adults are nocturnal, fly from July to mid-October
Caterpillar Hosts: A wide variety of broad-leaved and coniferous trees and shrubs, as well as at least one herbaceous annual.
Adult Food:
Range: British Columbia south to California
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes: None.