Schinia tertia

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Schinia tertia
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S. tertia
Binomial name
Schinia tertia
(Grote, 1874)
Synonyms
  • Tamila tertia Grote, 1874
  • Schinia megarena Smith, 1906

Schinia tertia is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in the western parts of the United States from Minnesota and Illinois to Texas, west to California, north to Idaho.

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The wingspan is about 25 mm. Adults are on wing from April to October in two generations.

The larvae feed on Ericameria, Isocoma pluriflora and Liatris.

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