|Common name: Bronzed cutworm.
Hodges #: 10524.
Identification: Rfw 16.5 mm, fw median area and discal cell, darker than
remainder of wing; ordinary spots of ground color; base of hw fringe carmine; eyes hairy.
Forewing ground color varies from red-brown to shades of gray, typically
somewhat duller than specimen at right.
Similar species: 10488, 10490, 10493, and 10496.
Distribution: southern Canada and eastern United States.
Hosts: Larvae feed on Poaceae– grasses, including cereal crops
ND, Cass Co., Fargo, NDSU campus. 27- VIII-
1993, UV light, coll.G. Fauske.