Moths of North Dakota

Noctuidae: Noctuinae: Noctuini

Pseudohermonassa bicarnea (Guenėe 1852)

Common name: Pink-spotted dart.

Hodges #: 10950.

Identification: Rfw 16.5 mm, fw with pale yellow-orange (pinkish) on costal margin at inception of am. and pm. lines; black before and between ordinary spots.

Similar species: 10951, 10942 and 11047.

Distribution: Eastern temperate North America, westward to the Rockies in the North.

Hosts: Records include both woody and non-woody plants: Acer-- maples, Betula-- birch, Spirea-- meadowsweet, Taraxacum--dandelion, and Vaccinium-- blueberry.


ND  Sargent Co., Straubvi lle.  UV lt. trap. 
12- VIII- 1985.  G. Fauske.





Last updated: 02/06/07

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