The Bicolored Sallow or Shield-backed Cutworm is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found in the eastern half of the United States and Canada.
The wingspan is 28–38 mm. Adults are on wing from August to December in the south and from September to November in the north. The larvae feed on cabbage, cherry, crabapple, dock, elm, grass, maple, peach, plum, oak, tobacco and willow.