Moths of North Dakota

Noctuidae: Noctuinae: Agrotini

Agnorisma bugrai (Kašak 1983)

Common name: Collard dart.

Hodges #: 10954.

Identification: Rfw 14.1 mm, fws narrower than hws;  fw discal cell black before and between ordinary spots; transverse lines even, white filled.  Ptagiae black, vertex and tegulae gray.  Frons smooth.  Meta tarsi with three rows of setae.

Similar species:  10644, 10680, 10755, 10805, 10882, 10917, 10943, 10944, 10955,.10957,    
11008, and 11047.

Distribution: Transcontinental, central Canada and northern United States, southward in the Rockies to Colorado.

Hosts: Larval host plants are unknown.  In ND, adults fly in August and September.

Note: Listed in Hodges (1981) as Xestia collaris (Grote & Robinson).  Agrotis collaris Grote & Robinson 1868, is a primary homonym of Agrotis collaris Wallengren 1856.   


ND  Divide Co.,  10 mi  NNW Alamo, UV lt. trap.  6- IX- 2005.  K. Anderson.




Head and anterior thorax of A. bugrai showing dark ptagiae.






Last updated: 02/06/07

Dr. Gerald M. Fauske
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