Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Mobile Groundling
Condica mobilis (Walker, 1857)


Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Amphipyrinae
Identification:
Wing Span: 2.7-3.4 cm
Life History:
Flight: August to October, all year in southern Florida and the tropics
Caterpillar Hosts: beggarticks (Bidens spp.) including Spanish Needles (B. bipinnata) and Bearded Beggarticks (B. aristosa)
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: New Jersey to Florida, west to Arizona and Missouri, south through Central and South America to Argentina
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