Moths of North Dakota

Noctuidae: Noctuinae: Noctuini

Eueretagrotis perattenta (Grote 1874)

Common name:  Two-spot dart.

Hodges #: 11008.

Identification: Rfw 14.6 mm, ground color gray, black before and between ordinary spots; costa whitish, hw white with fuscous outer margin; ptagiae blackish, contrasting with gray tegulae.  Protibia without setae. 

Similar species: 10723, 10805, 10917, 10945, 10954, 11003, 11004, 11006, 11007, and 11009.

Distribution: southern Canada and northern United States, ranging southward in the Rockies to Arizona and in the Appalachians to South Carolina..

Hosts: Larval hosts have not been reported.


Image courtesy of Canadian Biodiversity Information Facility.

Listed by Lafontaine (1998) from North Dakota.






Last updated: 02/06/07

Dr. Gerald M. Fauske
collection manager, NDSIRC
research specialist, NDSU
216 Hultz Hall
Fargo, ND 58105

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