|Common name: Striped cutworm.
Hodges #: 10805.
Identification: Rfw 16.03 mm; black before and between ordinary
spots; hw with broad fuscous border (%),
or mostly fuscous (&). Base of
fw almost always with tuft of yellowish scales.
Similar species: 10705,
10807, 10808, 10826,
10954, and 11047.
Distribution: southern Canada and temperate United States, in the
west ranging northward to Alaska and southward in mountains to S.
California, Arizona, and New Mexico, in the east ranging southward in the
Appalachians to Georgia.
Hosts: reported from more than 30 species including grasses, forbs,
vegetables, row crops, and woody plants. An occasional pest in
ND McLean Co., Natl.
Guard Reserve lands. 11 mi WSW Garrison. 47 36 25 N lat.,
101 33 57 W long. Hg/UV lt. 15- VII- 2004.
ND Cass Co., Fargo. UV lt. trap.
ND Richland Co., Hankinson. UV lt. trap.
26- VI- 1985. G. Fauske.