Moths of North Dakota

Noctuidae: Noctuinae: Agrotini

Agrotis voluabilis Harvey 1874

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

Hodges #: 10659.

Identification: Rfw 15.11 mm; orbicular spot round. Hw color  nearly pure white (%) or fuscous (&).  Ptagiae tricolored, brown with both black and white transverse lines; tegulae pale.  Male with bifasciculate-biserrate antennae.  All tibiae setose.  Eyes without hair, frons with a raised ring.  

Similar species: 10648, 10650, 10851, 10658, 10660, and 10674

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

Hosts: Larval hosts are unknown.  



Both specimens: ND  Cass Co., Fargo.  UV lt. trap.  30- V- 1984.  G. Fauske.   








Last updated: 01/23/07

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

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