Moths of North Dakota

Noctuidae: Noctuinae: Agrotini

Euxoa cicatricosa (Grote & Robinson 1865)

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

Hodges #: 10839.

Identification: Rfw 15.1 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; tegulae with black and white scale rows mesad, without transverse white line found in E. niveilinea and E. dargo. Hws nearly immaculate white with light fuscous margins and white fringe, overall darker in &&.  Male antennae moderately bifasciculate; note generic characters of Euxoa (Euxoa).  

Similar species: 10670, 10731, 10741, 10768, 10804, 10830, 10831, 10833, 10834, 10836
10864, and 10976.  

Distribution: intermontane region and western Great Plains from southern Canada to Texas and California.

Hosts: Early stages are unknown.



CA  Los Angeles Co., Pearblossom. 
Mojave desert.  30- X- 1965.

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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