Moths of North Dakota

Noctuidae: Cuculliinae: Cuculliini

Cucullia luna Morrison 1875

Common name: listed here as ‘Satin hooded-owlet.’

Hodges #: 10205.

Identification: Rfw 18.1 mm, ground color white, wings with satiny sheen, fw with a few black spots in discal cell and along inner margin; pro-tibia with large terminal ‘claw.’

Similar species: 8134, 8144, 10692.

Distribution: northern Great Plains from central Canada to Nebraska, southwestward in the Rockies to central Arizona.

Hosts: unknown.


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
202 Hultz Hall
Fargo, ND 58105

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