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Eueretagrotis perattentus My first thought about this moth was that it was a species of Xestia but is Eueretagrotis perattentus a relative in the same family, Noctuidae. Eueretagrotis,Eueretagrotis perattentus,Geotagged,Noctuidae,Summer,United States,Xestia,insect,moth Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Eueretagrotis perattentus

My first thought about this moth was that it was a species of Xestia but is Eueretagrotis perattentus a relative in the same family, Noctuidae.

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The Two-Spot Dart is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found from coast to coast across central and southern Canada, and in the northern United States, south along the Appalachians to western North Carolina and Tennessee. There are a few scattered records along the Rocky Mountains from south-western Montana to south-eastern Arizona.

The wingspan is about 32 mm. Adults are on wing from June to July. Larvae have been reared on ''Vaccinium'' and ''Prunus pennsylvanica''.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Gary B
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Uploaded May 2, 2019. Captured Jun 29, 2018 23:07 in 4408 Miller Rd, Barnum, MN 55707, USA.
  • Canon EOS Rebel T6
  • f/4.0
  • 1/64s
  • ISO800
  • 28mm