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Protogygia postera (Fauske & Lafontaine, 2004)


Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Noctuinae
Identification: Forewings appear streaky with the dark veins and lighter color near them. Thin back basal dash. Orbicular spot is of the forewing ground color and a long diamond shape. Reniform spots are also of the ground color and have a thin arrow shape.
Wing Span: 3.0-3.4 cm
Life History:
Flight: May through September.
Caterpillar Hosts: Unknown
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: Baja California to New Mexico and north to Alberta and Saskatchewan.
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