|Common name: No accepted common name,
listed here as 'Pilose dart.'
Hodges #: 10780.
Identification: Rfw 15.66 mm, ground color gray, reniform with
fuscous center, transverse lines black, hws fuscous with darker outer
margin, pm line and discal lunule. In our area relatively distinct, but
overall one of the most variable species in the genus (Lafontaine 1987).
Note generic characters of Euxoa.
Similar species: 10645,
10715, 10753, 10776, 10785, 10794,
Distribution: Throughout western North America, excepting the
Pacific coast; ranging eastward through the northern Great Plains, and in
the Hudsonian zone to the Atlantic.
Hosts: Larvae have been reported on rye in Saskatchewan (Berine
1971, Lafontaine 1987)..
Note: E. c. altera McDunnough occurs throughout Dakotas
except along the western edge where E. c. amir (Strecker) is found.
(Lafontaine and Byers 1982).