Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Grotella tricolor (Barnes, 1904)

Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Amphipyrinae
Identification: Forewing white to pale yellow with median line of black spots; PM line double, inner line composed of black spots, outer line of reddish-brown spots; subterminal line composed of large oblong black spots; terminal line composed of smaller and rounder black spots; hindwing dark gray with white fringe.
Wing Span: 2.0-2.3 cm
Life History:
Flight: August and September
Caterpillar Hosts:
Adult Food:
Range: Southern California, central and southern Arizona, west Texas
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes: None.