Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Happy Pollinator Week: June 21-27, 2021! Butterflies and moths are pollinators of many flowering plants.

Did you know? The Hummingbird Clearwing (Hemaris thysbe) hovers in flight and uses its long tongue to sip nectar from flowers.


Ozarba propera (Grote, 1882)


Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Eustrotiinae
Identification:
Wing Span: 1.5 cm
Life History:
Flight: May to September, with a few January records.
Caterpillar Hosts:
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: Southern California to western Texas.
Conservation:
NCGR:
Management Needs:
Comments:
Taxonomy Notes: None.