|Common name: no accepted common name,
listed here as 'Pale-spot dart.'
Hodges #: 10807.
Identification: Rfw 13.76 mm; fw orbicular wider than dark area in
cell between it and reniform spot; fw basal of a.m. line usually paler
than median area; fw without carmine scales along costa.
Similar species: 10755,
10756, 10805, 10808, 10849, 10882, and 10954.
Distribution: coast to coast in southern Canada and northern United
States, ranging southward in the west to New Mexico, Arizona, and
Hosts: Larvae have been reported from Oxytropis spp. (loco
weed), Lupinus spp. (lupine), Melilotus spp. (sweetclover),
Helianthis spp. (sunflower), Solanum tuberosum (potato), and
Zea mays (corn).
Note: Larval hosts have in past been confounded concerning this
species and E. declarata such that records here are repeated in
Morton Co., Hebron. ♂ E. Krauth.
Valley Co., ♀ 1- IX- 1986.
UV lt. trap. G. Fauske.