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Feltia herilis

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Noctuidae
Scientific name  Feltia herilis
Rank  Species
Class  Insecta
Genus  Feltia
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Butterflies and moths
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Similar  Feltia, Feltia jaculifera, Agrotis venerabilis, Butterflies and moths, Lacinipolia renigera

The Herald Dart or Master's Dart (Feltia herilis) is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found from Vancouver Island to Newfoundland, north to the Northwest Territories border and south to the Gulf coast.

The wingspan is 34–44 mm. Adults are on wing from July to October. There is one generation per year.

The larvae feed on a wide variety of plants, including crops, forages, vegetables, forbs and herbs. Adults have been reported to feed on nectar, with one report on Liatris.

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Feltia herilis Wikipedia


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