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Macromoths of Northwest Forests and Woodlands

Asticta victoria [Noctuidae]

JPG-Asticta victoria

Wingspan 4.8 cm. Forewing is pink-lavender to dark pink-gray with a narrow black reniform spot; thoracic collar black. This noctuid is widely distributed in western North America. Moths fly in midsummer. Field-based information on caterpillar host plants is unknown but we have reared this species on lupine (Lupinus) in the lab.

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