Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Aseptis adnixa (Grote, 1880)

Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Noctuinae
Identification: Forewing mottled medium and pale brown with blackish basal and anal dashes surrounded by dark shading; conspicuous pale yellowish patch along distal edge of reniform spot; orbicular, reniform, and claviform spots brown, outlined in black; AM and PM lines pale, outlined in black; subterminal line pale, irregular; terminal line thin, black; fringe pale, slightly scalloped, with dark semicircular patches between veins; hindwing brownish-gray with dark discal spot and noticeably irregular outer margin
Wing Span:
Life History:
Flight: April to July
Caterpillar Hosts: young terminal leaves of Indian Plum (Oemleria cerasiformis)
Adult Food:
Habitat: wet coastal forests
Range: California to British Columbia
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes: None.