Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Behrensia conchiformis (Grote, 1875)

Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Cuculliinae
Identification: Forewing is black with a large white orbicular spot and a pale gray postmedian band; hindwing is white with a black border.
Wing Span: 2.9 cm
Life History:
Flight: Adults are nocturnal, record from late December to early May
Caterpillar Hosts: Honeysuckle (Lonicera spp.) and Snowberry (Symphoricarpos albus) have been recorded.
Adult Food:
Range: British Columbia south along the Pacific Coast states to San Diego County, CA.
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes: None.