|Common name: Armyworm moth.
Hodges #: 10438.
Identification: Rfw 19 mm, fw brown with dull luster,
occasionally coppery, a white spot present at lower angle of reniform
spot, a dark shade-line from pointed apex of fw, hw with pink/violet
reflectance in strong light, tibiae without setae, eyes hairy.
Similar species: 9373, 9457, 10436, 10447, 10449, 10462, 10801,
Distribution: northern South America, north into Canada with
annual emigrations, does not overwinter north of freeze-line.
Hosts: larvae are general feeders on a huge variety of plants.
ND, Cass Co., North Fargo. 26- VIII- 1993, UV lt., coll.