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Macromoths of Northwest Forests and Woodlands

Behrensia conchiformis [Noctuidae]

JPG-Behrensia conchiformis

Wingspan 2.9 cm. Forewing is black with a large white orbicular spot and a pale gray postmedian band; hindwing is white with a black border. This noctuid is widely distributed in western North America. Moths fly in early spring. The caterpillar host plant is unknown.

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