Grote’s Pinion (Lithophane grotei)

Grote’s Pinion (Lithophane grotei)

Lithophane grotei, known generally as the Grote’s Pinion or Grote’s Sallow, is a species of cutworm or dart moth in the family Noctuidae. It is found in North America.

Rough gray FW has jagged black lines. Inconspicuous pale gray shoulder patch weakly edged with dark gray basal dash. Whitish hourglass-shaped orbicular spot is filled with two gray spots. Indistinct gray reniform spot has a blackish dot in inner half.

Hosts: Apple, birch, chokecherry, maple, and oak.

Note: Common

Grote's Pinion

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