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Macromoths of Northwest Forests and Woodlands

Euxoa vetusta [Noctuidae]

JPG-Euxoa vetusta

Wingspan 4.2 cm. Forewing is white to dark gray with large discal spots; hindwing is dark brown; males have pectinate antennae. This noctuid is endemic to wet coastal forests. Moths fly in early to midsummer. Caterpillars feed on herbaceous plants.

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