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Mustard Sallow Moth

Pyreferra herperidago


Family: Noctuidae, Subfamily: Noctuinae, Tribe: Xylenini. Swordgrasses, Pinions, and Xylenine Sallows. A common thick-bodied bright light and dark orange moth. Circle spot on each wing. Total Length: 18-20 mm. Hosts: Witch hazel and ironwood. (It's in a little rough shape, but still very colorful.


Woodlands, but comes to porch light.

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Carol Snow Milne
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Carol Snow Milne

Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Apr 9, 2013
Submitted on Apr 10, 2013

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