Moths of North Dakota

Noctuidae: Noctuinae: Agrotini

Euxoa pleuritica (Grote 1876)

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

Hodges #: 10727.

Identification: Rfw 14.7  mm, groundcolor brown, darker and paler brown scales give an overall mottled appearance; transverse lines double, black. Generic characters of Euxoa-- frons with a raised ring, long sacculus extension.

Similar species:10749, 10801, 10838, 10847, 10850, and 10863.

Distribution: Across southern Canada and northern United States, southward in the Rockies to Arizona.

Hosts: Natural  hosts are unknown, reared on Russian thistle (Cook 1930). 


ND  Cass Co., Fargo.  UV lt. trap. 
13- VII- 1957. 






Last updated: 02/06/07

Dr. Gerald M. Fauske
collection manager, NDSIRC
research specialist, NDSU
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Fargo, ND 58105

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