Moths of North Dakota

Noctuidae: Noctuinae: Agrotini

Euxoa basalis (Grote 1879)

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

Hodges #: 10798.

Identification: Rfw 18.21  mm, groundcolor brown, darker before and between pale filled ordinary spots, antemedial area whitish.  Generic characters of Euxoa-- frons with a raised ring, long sacculus extension.

Similar species: 10727, 10738, 10801, 10807, 10850, and 10863.

Distribution: western North American from central Canada to New Mexico and Arizona, in the northern U.S. ranging eastward to the eastern edge of the Great Plains. 

Hosts: Larval hosts are unknown. 


ND  Williams Co., UV lt. trap,
16- VII- 1985.  G. Fauske.






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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