Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Putnam's Looper Moth
Plusia putnami (Grote, 1873)


Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Plusiinae
Identification:
Wing Span: 3.2-3.5 cm
Life History:
Flight: June - Oct.
Caterpillar Hosts: Bur-reed, grasses, and sedges
Adult Food:
Habitat: Locally common in grassy habitats
Range: Lab. to Va., west to Man. and Mn.
Conservation:
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