Gray-banded Zale
Zale squamularis (Dru.)
Noctuidae
Hodges 8700


March 14, 2007

Identification: Covell, Moths of Eastern North America, Page 167. The wings are dark brownish-gray with a broad blackish-gray band between the ante-median and the median lines. There will be gray patches in the terminal area of the forewing and the hindwing. Look for an inconspicuous reddish-brown reniform spot. The caterpillar host plants are pines.

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