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Condica discistriga (Smith, 1894)

Family: Noctuidae
Identification: Forewing dull yellowish-brown to reddish-brown with diffuse gray shading in median and terminal areas, especially along veins, giving a streaked appearance; PM line faint, scalloped, with dark dots at points of scallops; reniform spot represented by small indistinct white bar; fringe conspicuously checkered: mostly black with a few white scales at ends of veins; hindwing dirty white in males, pale brownish in females with thin dark terminal line and white fringe; antennae simple in both sexes
Wing Span: 3.0-3.5 cm
Life History:
Flight: June to August
Caterpillar Hosts:
Adult Food:
Habitat: Dry open areas, sagebrush grasslands
Range: California to British Columbia, east to Saskatchewan, Colorado, Arizona
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes: None.