AppearanceForewing white with a large dark patch halfway along the costa, the patch often containing reflective dark blue scales; a lighter grayish or brownish band continues from the patch to the inner margin, the postmedial line forming the distal margin of the band; antemedial line pale and indistinct; three equally-spaced tufts of scales present along basal half of costa; subterminal area may or may not contain light brownish or grayish arcs.
Hindwing pale dirty gray, shading to white near the inner margin and basal area
DistributionEastern North America
BehaviorAdults attracted to artificial light.
HabitatPresumably damp open areas or moist wood edges where the foodplant (Lysimachia ciliata) grows.
FoodLarvae feed on the leaves of Fringed Loosestrife (Lysimachia ciliata)
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