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Adjutant Wainscot - Leucania adjuta Habitat: Attracted to a 395 nm light at night in a rural area. It liked my Mums.<br />
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Adjutant Wainscot - Leucania adjuta

Habitat: Attracted to a 395 nm light at night in a rural area. It liked my Mums.

2020(201)

    comments (4)

  1. Nice one! Posted 6 months ago
    1. Thanks! Posted 6 months ago
  2. It makes a beautiful contrast with the flower color! Posted 6 months ago
    1. It did! I have a pot of orange mums next to the pink ones. It would have been well-camouflaged on the orange flowers, but for some reason, it chose the pink. Posted 6 months ago

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''Leucania adjuta'', the adjutant wainscot, is a species of cutworm or dart moth in the family Noctuidae. It is found in North America.

The MONA or Hodges number for ''Leucania adjuta'' is 10456.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Oct 23, 2020. Captured Oct 22, 2020 22:55 in 5 East St, New Milford, CT 06776, USA.
  • Canon EOS 90D
  • f/4.5
  • 1/64s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm