Moths of North Dakota

Noctuidae: Noctuinae: Noctuini

Anaplectoides pressus (Grote 1874)

Common name: Dappled dart

Hodges #: 11001.

Identification: Rfw 17.12 mm, fw crossed by green streaks, fading to yellow in preserved specimens; fw irrorate with gray, black and white scales;  hw whitish with fuscous marginal and post medial bands with darker discal lunule.  Fore tibia with a few  mesal and lateral setae apically.  Eyes without surface hair. 

Similar species: 9348, 10275, 10276, 10300, 10929, and 11000.

Distribution: Northern species occurring from Alaska to Nova Scotia  and into northern United States, ranging southward in the Rockies.

Hosts: Larvae feed on Larix-- Larch, Salix-- willow, Betula-- birch, Alnus-- alder.



MN  Lake Co., McNair site. T56N  R11W Sec. 24.  Hg/UV lt.  18- VII- 1992. G. Fauske.






Last updated: 01/23/07

Gerald M. Fauske
Research Specialist
202 Hultz Hall
Fargo, ND 58105

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