Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Half-banded Bryolymnia Moth
Bryolymnia semifascia (Smith, 1900)

Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Noctuinae
Identification: Forewing dark brown with irregular white patch half-way along inner margin, usually extending about half-way across wing (amount of white is variable, ranging from none to completely crossing the wing); black streak runs on either side of white patch from base of wing to anal angle; paler reddish-yellow shading in upper half of subterminal area; hindwing light brownish-gray with dark veins and discal lunule; fringe pale.
Wing Span: 2.5-2.9 cm
Life History:
Flight: June and July
Caterpillar Hosts:
Adult Food:
Range: Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and North Carolina.
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes: None.