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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.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Gary B
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Uploaded Oct 10, 2019. Captured Oct 9, 2019 21:13 in 4408 Miller Rd, Barnum, MN 55707, USA.
  • Canon EOS Rebel T6
  • f/4.0
  • 1/64s
  • ISO800
  • 100mm