Moths of North Dakota

Noctuidae: Noctuinae: Agrotini

Euxoa ridingsiana (Grote 1875)

Common name: No accepted common name, listed here as 'Ridings dart.'

Hodges #: 10861.

Identification: Rfw 14.17  mm, R and Cu stems outlined in white scales; pale streaks from CuA2, CuA1 and M3;  hws fuscous, paler basad in %%.  Male antennae moderately bifasciculate.  Thoracic vestiture often dark reddish brown.  Note generic characters of Euxoa, male with short sacculus extension; harpe along inner face of valve, not projecting above as in most similar species..

Similar species: 10702, 10756, 10805, 10831, 10836, 10861.1, 10862, 10863, 10864, 10951
and 11047. 

Distribution: western North American from Alaska southward into California, Nevada and Colorado in mountains, eastward onto the western edge of the Great Plains.

Hosts: Larval hosts are unknown. 


ND  Divide Co., UV lt. trap.  6- VIII- 2005. 
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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