Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ulolonche disticha (Morrison, 1875)
Hyssia disticha (Hampson, 1905)
Caradrina disticha Morrison, 1875
Phylogenetic sequence # 933124
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 9 species of the genus Ulolonche
in America north of Mexico. (1)
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2011) reduced the genus to 8 species by including U. marloffi
as a synonym of U. fasciata
Forewing length 12-14 mm.(3)
The original description as Caradrina disticha Morrison, and the Hampson 1905 description as Hyssia disticha are in the print references below.
Adult: forewing light grayish-brown on basal half, medium grayish-brown on distal half, separated by blackish diagonal band that contains a right-angled notch touching lower corner of pale reniform spot; dark patch at costa inside subterminal line; hindwing dark gray, paler toward base.
Southern California to Texas, north to Alberta. (4)
The flight period is March through October. (9)
Apparently two flights in Texas.
Larval host and life history unknown.(3)
Hampson, G.F., 1905. Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum
Morrison, H.K., 1874. A list of a collection of Texan Noctuidae, with descriptions of the new species. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History
, 17: 217
Powell, J.A., & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America
. pl. 56, fig. 21; p. 306.(3)