Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Syngrapha celsa (Hy. Edwards, 1881)

Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Plusiinae
Identification: Forewing is mottled gray with a large white, slipper-shaped stigma; hindwing is pale yellow-brown with a broad black submarginal border
Wing Span: 3.5 - 4.0 cm
Life History:
Flight: Adults found July and August
Caterpillar Hosts: Species of Pineaceae
Adult Food:
Range: Pacific Northwest; additional records in Arizona and New Mexico
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes: None.