Moths of North Dakota

Noctuidae: Noctuinae: Agrotini

Agrotis stigmosa Morrison 1874

Common name: no accepted common name, listed here as 'Fuscous sandhill dart.'

Hodges #: 10658.

Identification: Rfw 16.36 mm; deep brown scales between orbicular and reniform, costal margin dark, remaining fw clay colored, paler than fuscous hws.  Ptagiae pale; tegulae tricolored, pale basad with both black and brown transverse lines.  Male with bifasciculate, biserrate antennae.  All tibiae setose.  Eyes without hair, frons with a raised ring.  

Similar species: 10648, 10650, 10651, 10659, 10660, 10807, and 10943. 

Distribution: central Canada and northern United States from the Rockies to the Atlantic..

Hosts: Larvae on Achillea millfolium-- yarrow.  


ND  Cass Co., Fargo.  florescent lt. 
7- VI- 2002.  G. Fauske.







Last updated: 01/23/07

Gerald M. Fauske
Research Specialist
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Fargo, ND 58105

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