Moths of North Dakota

Noctuidae: Noctuinae: Agrotini

Euxoa quadridentata (Grote & Robinson 1885)

Common name: no accepted common name, listed here as 'Four-tooth dart.'

Hodges #: 10830.

Identification: Rfw 13.54 mm, costa pale, R and Cu stem with white scales, orbicular spot round, four white streaks in st. area, pale streak from claviform spot to st. line;  hws vary from nearly immaculate white with light fuscous margins to fuscous with darker margins and white fringe, overall darker in &&.  Male antennae moderately bifasciculate; note generic characters of Euxoa.  

Similar species: 10670, 10731, 10741, 10768, 10804, 10831, 10833, 10834, 10836, 10839,
10864, and 10976.  

Distribution: western North America from southern Canada to NM, AZ, and CA; in the northern part of its range occurring eastward to the eastern edge of the Great Plains. 

Hosts: Larvae have been reared on wheat (Cook 1930).


ND  Divide Co., UV lt. trap. 
6- IX- 2004.  K. Anderson.






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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