Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Catabenoides vitrina (Walker, 1857)

Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Oncocnemidinae
Identification: Forewing light brownish-gray with several black longitudinal lines running length of wing; PM line curves immediately below costa toward outer margin, then breaks into dark dots before continuing to inner margin; diffuse dark patch at anal angle; female has thick black line running through center of wing from base to midpoint of outer margin; fringe checkered; hindwing white with some brownish-gray shading along upper half of outer margin; fringe white.
Wing Span: 2.2-2.6 cm
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Range: California to western Texas, south into Mexico and Central America.
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Taxonomy Notes: None.
There are no sightings for this species.