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Macromoths of Northwest Forests and Woodlands

Andropolia diversilineata [Noctuidae]

JPG-Andropolia diversilineata

Wingspan 4.4 cm. Forewing is gray with very obscure markings except for a jagged, dentate black submarginal line; males have pectinate antennae. This noctuid is common and widely distributed in pine forests and juniper woodlands in western North America. Moths fly in late summer. Caterpillars feed on the foliage of bitterbrush (Purshia tridentata).

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