Moths of North Dakota

Noctuidae: Noctuinae: Agrotini

Euxoa oblongistigma (Smith [1888])

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

Hodges #: 10834.

Identification: Rfw 13.5- 15  mm, R stem and am area in discal cell with white scales, orbicular spot white,  oblong, four white streaks in st. area; 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, 10804, 10830, 10831, 10833, 10836, 10839,
10861.1, and 10976.  

Distribution: western North America from southern Canada to NM, AZ, and CA, in the north, ranging eastward onto the western Great Plains..

Hosts: Larval hosts are unknown. 


Image courtesy of the Canadian Biodiversity Information facility.

Listed as occurring in western North Dakota by Lafontaine (1982).






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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