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Black Witch (Ascalapha odorata)
A bat-like moth in the family Noctuidae

Natural & Cultural History - North American Records

(eggs, larvae were reared to third instar on Acacia)

Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio
(Dr. Steven C. Passoa)


(male and female (below with white median stripe) at black light sheet)

El Cielo Biosphere Reserve, Tamaulipas, Mexico
June 29, 1993 (M Quinn)

07 Feb 2005 / Main South Texas Page