INSECTS OF THE NORTHERN PARTS OF BRITISH AMERICA

C. J. S. Bethune
1881 Canadian Entomologist  
429. Plusia rectangulaKirby.—Expansion of wings 1½ inch. Taken in Canada by Dr. Bigsby.Body cinereous, underneath whiter. Antennæ testaceous ; thorax crested ? as the scales are mostry rubbed off this cannot however be positively asserted; wings incumbent ; primaries with a subcrenate edge ; inclining to ash-colored, clouded with black, with a subramose rectangular somewhat silvery spot, extending from near the base to the middle of the wing; between which and the apex is a narrow white wavy
more » ... arrow white wavy band, edged with black; and still nearer the margin a zigzag transverse black line; the secondary wings are plicatile, cinereous, and dusted at the apex with brown.
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