Family Erebidae. Approximately 1.25 inches with wings resting. Observed in a dimly lit area in the early evening.
Southern Canada from Nova Scotia to eastern British Columbia, and all of eastern United States, west to Texas and Minnesota. Dry woodland edges and tall shrub, especially wild cherry shrublands. Flight: July through September in the north; as early as late April in the south. Host Plants: Mostly on apple and various species of cherry (Prunus spp.), but will also eat leaves of Green Ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica), American Basswood (Tilia americana), and Bigtooth Aspen (Populus grandidentata).