Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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Bryolymnia viridata (Harvey, 1876)


Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Noctuinae
Identification:
Wing Span: 1.2 - 1.5 cm
Life History:
Flight: late May to mid-October
Caterpillar Hosts:
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: western California from Sonoma County north of San Francisco southward to San Diego County
Conservation:
NCGR:
Management Needs:
Comments:
Taxonomy Notes: None.