Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Ufeus hulstii (Smith, 1908)

Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Noctuinae
Identification: Forewing markings limited to light and dark gray antemedial and postmedial lines. The forewing color is even with a gloss when fresh. The antemedial and postmedial lines are similar, dark gray adjacent to the median area and light gray outside the median area. The antemedial line is irregular, zig-zagged near the trailing margin. The postmedial line is smoothly convex toward the outer margin, smooth with short teeth on the veins. No other markings are present
Wing Span: 4.0-4.2 cm
Life History:
Flight: July-August
Caterpillar Hosts: Unknown
Adult Food:
Habitat: In the Pacific Northwest, this species is "most commonly collected on dry ridges at middle to high elevations along the east slope of the Cascade Range
Range: British Columbia, Alberta, Washington, Oregon, and Idaho
Management Needs:

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Butterflies and moths are accidental pollinators of many flowering plants. While most species do not have special structures to carry pollen, they do brush against pollen and transfer it to other flowers.

Did you know? The Eastern Tailed-Blue (Cupido comyntas) flies close to the ground and uses its short proboscis to probe flowers of wild strawberry, white sweet clover, and other low-lying plants.

There are no sightings for this species.