Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Acadian Sallow
Xylotype arcadia Barnes & Benjamin, 1922

Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Cuculliinae
Identification: Similar to Broad Sallow, but smaller, paler, and more whitish gray. Lines and spots sharp, black, edged with white. Lower parts of am. and pm. lines W-shaped, connected by a black median dash. Brown and black anal dash. Hindwing dark grayish brown.
Wing Span:
Life History:
Flight: August-October.
Caterpillar Hosts: Larch.
Adult Food:
Range: Labrador to Maine, west to Manitoba and Wisconsin.
Management Needs:
Comments: NULL