Butterflies and Moths of North America

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The White-Edge
Oruza albocostaliata (Packard, 1876)

Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Acontiinae
Identification: Note the small body and broad forewing, as in some Geometer moths. Forewing pale eyllowish to reddish brown with prominent white collar and band along costa. Pm. line of forewing continues onto hindwing.
Wing Span: 1.8-2.1 cm.
Life History:
Flight: April-September.
Caterpillar Hosts: Unrecorded.
Adult Food:
Range: Massachusetts to Florida, west to Missouri and Texas.
Management Needs:
Comments: NULL

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