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Macromoths of Northwest Forests and Woodlands

Acronicta marmorata [Noctuidae]

JPG-Acronicta marmorata

Wingspan 4.3 cm. Forewing is mottled black, gray, and white with black basal and subanal dashes. This noctuid is abundant in dry forests in the Pacific West. Moths fly in spring and early summer. Caterpillars feed on the foliage of oak (Quercus).

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