Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Ashy Pleromelloida Moth
Pleromelloida cinerea (Smith, 1904)

Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Oncocnemidinae
Identification: Forewing pale gray with contrasting black lines and conspicuous black streaks in subterminal area, especially near apex; paler spot near middle of wing at end of main vein; hindwing dirty whitish basally, shading to gray distally
Wing Span: 2.6-2.8 cm
Life History:
Flight: late August through early April
Caterpillar Hosts: Leaves of Common Snowberry (Symphoricarpos albus)also Lonicera subspicata
Adult Food:
Range: British Columbia to southern California. Utah
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes: None.