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Pearly Underwing - Peridroma saucia

Pearly Underwing - Peridroma saucia
Ailsa Craig, Ontario, Canada
August 8, 2004
Came to garage light. Despite its common name (a reference to the pearly hindwings), this species is not a Catocala; it's in the dart moth subfamily, Noctuinae. Larvae are known as variegated cutworms. Common throughout Eurasia and North America. See CBIF image.