Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Wittfeld's Forester
Alypia wittfeldii H. Edwards, 1883

Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Agaristinae
Identification: Similar to Alypia octomaculata but note dorsal yellow spots or bands on some abdominal segments. Inner yellow spot on forewing narrower and more like a crossband.
Wing Span: 2.5-3.5 cm.
Life History:
Flight: January-May.
Caterpillar Hosts: Japanese persimmon.
Adult Food:
Range: Peninsular Florida.
Management Needs:
Comments: NULL