Moths of North Dakota

Noctuidae: Noctuinae: Agrotini

Agrotis robustior (Smith 1899)

Common name: No accepted common name, listed here as 'Robust dart.'

Hodges #: 10650.

Identification: Rfw 17.55 mm; orbicular small, round; pale streaks on veins interrupt dark transverse lines.  Hw color whitish with fuscous outer margin.  Ptagiae and tegulae pale.  Male with pectinate antennae.  All tibiae setose.  Eyes without hair, frons with a raised ring.  

Similar species: 10630, 10648, 10651, 10659, 10660, and 10674

Distribution: Northern Great Plains, prairie provinces of Canada southward to South Dakota and Colorado..

Hosts: Larval hosts unknown



ND  Divide Co., UV lt. trap.  17- VIII- 2003.  K. Anderson.







Last updated: 01/23/07

Gerald M. Fauske
Research Specialist
202 Hultz Hall
Fargo, ND 58105

Published by the Department of Entomology 

Prospective students may schedule a visit by calling 1-800-488-NDSU.