Moths of North Dakota

Noctuidae: Noctuinae: Agrotini

Euxoa plagigera (Morrison 1874)

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

Hodges #: 10804.

Identification: Rfw 14.5 mm, R stem with white scales, orbicular spot oblong, four white streaks in st. area, pale streak from claviform spot to st. line; fw with pale scales giving the moth a bluish cast.  Hw white with light fuscous margin, black terminal line and white fringe, overall darker in &&.  Male antennae moderately bifasciculate; note generic characters of Euxoa (Euxoa).  

Similar species: 10731, 10741, 10768, 10830, 10831, 10833, 10834, 10836, 10839,
and 10861.1.  

Distribution: western North America from southern Canada to NM, AZ, and CA.

Hosts: Larval hosts are unknown.


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Last updated: 02/06/07

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

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