Moths of North Dakota

Noctuidae: Noctuinae: Agrotini

Anicla tepperi (Smith 1888)

Common name:  No common name, listed here as ‘Tepper’s dart.’

Hodges #: 10910.

Identification: Rfw 16.7 mm, transverse lines prominent, frons smooth, prothoracic collar with black median band widest dorsad, pro-tibia with complete row of setae on mesal side only.

Similar species: 10641, 10669, 10715, 10753, 10780, 10894, 10902, 10903, and 10974.

Distribution: Prairie provinces of Canada, northern and western Great Plains.

Hosts: Grasses- Poaceae.  Larvae have been reared on wheat.


ND, Emmons Co., Linton.  16- VI- 1963, UV light, coll. T. Miller






ND, Slope Co.  14- vi- 1963, coll. J. Oberfoell.







Last updated: 02/06/07

Dr. Gerald M. Fauske
collection manager, NDSIRC
research specialist, NDSU
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