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A medium size moth with streaky forewings. The ground color is orange-brown and buff, overlaid with dark brown and black longitudinal streaks along the veins. The costa and veins are dusted and lined with paler scales. The dark orbicular mark in an elongated streak, the reniform a dark blotch, and the claviform is long and partially filled with lighter scales. There is a broad diffuse dark subterminal line. The hindwings are dark grey to black with a pale fringe. The streaky appearance and early spring flight period will separate it from similar species.


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