Moths of North Dakota

Noctuidae: Cuculliinae: Cuculliini

Cucullia intermedia Speyer 1870

Common name: listed here as ‘Dusky hooded-owlet’

Hodges #: 10194.

Identification: Rfw 20.2 mm, ground color dull steel gray, without black areas along inner margin defining pm line, hw fuscous, darkening outwardly. See Cucullia identification key.

Similar species: 10190, 10197, 10198, 10200, 10201, and 10202.

Distribution: Western U. S. and Canada, eastward in north to New England states.

Hosts: Lactucus spp.– wild lettuce, also recorded from Betula– birch.


moth image

ND, Williams Co., Williston. 5- VII- 1983, UV lt. trap.


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Last updated: 03/27/02

Gerald M. Fauske
Research Specialist
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Fargo, ND 58105

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