Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
Lacking much orange thoracic and abdominal banding of related agaristine noctuidsorange color most pronounced on head, thoracic shield, and eighth abdominal segment. Usually 4 black bands per segment. Diffuse orange patch above prolegs with circular black spot. Caterpillar feeds from within shelter fashioned by drawing up edges of leaf. Food: grapes. Caterpillar: late April to June; 1 generation.