Butterflies and Moths of North America

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White-spotted Properigea
Properigea albimacula (Barnes & McDunnough, 1912)

Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Noctuinae
Identification: Forewing dark grayish-brown except for conspicuous white patch in lower half of reniform spot; AM and PM lines toothed, black with pale edging; ST line jagged, indistinct; hindwing gray, paler toward base
Wing Span: 2.9 cm
Life History:
Flight: May to September in California
Caterpillar Hosts:
Adult Food:
Range: California to British Columbia, east to Utah
Management Needs: