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Macromoths of Northwest Forests and Woodlands

Feralia comstocki [Noctuidae]

JPG-Feralia comstocki

Wingspan 3.9 cm. Forewing is pale green with black patches; hindwing is white with a black submarginal border. This noctuid is widely distributed in western North America. Moths fly in early spring. Caterpillars feed on the foliage of species of Pinaceae.

Similar species: Feralia deceptiva forewing dark green without black patches; Feralia februalis hindwing white.

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