Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Bog Deltote
Deltote bellicula (Hubner, 1818)


Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Eustrotiinae
Identification: Forewing gray, with chocolate brown shading in median and terminal areas and an orangish patch in st. area. Spots and pm. line white; pale orange bar connects orbicular and reniform spots. Hindwing grayish brown.
Wing Span: 1.9-2.2 cm.
Life History:
Flight: June-August.
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Habitat:
Range: Newfoundland to Florida, west to Illinois, Kansas and Texas.
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Comments: NULL