Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
, 1877) (2)
Acontia abdominalis (Grote, 1877)
Phylogentic sequence #
The forewing length averages 11 mm. (4)
Smith (1900) listed the wingspan as 21-26 mm. (5)
Along the inner margin of the forewing near the base there is a elongated oval gray patch.
The lower half of the subterminal line is white
There is a small white rectangular spot along the costa near the apex.
Nearctica.com reports the range as Texas to Nebraska. (4)
Moth Photographers Group extends the range to Tennessee and Kentucky. (6)
Adults have two flights in Texas beginning in April; September to October.
In the northern areas of the range adults fly in June.
The larval host is unknown. (4)
, occurs from Colorado to Washington.
Compare to others on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group
, A.R. 1877. New species of Lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist
Smith, J.B. 1900. Contributions toward a monograph of the Noctuidae of boreal North America. Revision of the Species of Acontia
Ochs. Transactions of the American Entomological Society