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Macromoths of Northwest Forests and Woodlands

Catocala relicta [Noctuidae]

JPG-Catocala relicta

Wingspan 7.6 cm. Forewing may vary from white to dark gray with black bands; hindwing is black with a white median band. This noctuid is widely distributed in wet forests of western North America. Moths fly in late summer. Caterpillars feed on the foliage of willow (Salix) and poplar (Populus).

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