Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Brachionycha borealis (Smith, 1899)


Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Amphipyrinae
Identification:
Wing Span: 4.3-5.2 cm
Life History:
Flight: mid-April to early May
Caterpillar Hosts: Vaccinium angustifolium Aiton (lowbush blueberry). Birch is the suspected natural host.
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: Alberta and Montana, east across the northern United States and southern Canada.
Conservation:
NCGR:
Management Needs:
Comments:
Taxonomy Notes: None.