|Common name: Greater yellow underwing
Hodges #: ––– Listed here as 11012.1.
Identification: Rfw 24 mm, black marginal band of hw narrow, pro-tibia with mesal and lateral
setae, labial palpi with triangular ventral tuft.
Similar species: 8878, 11012.
Distribution: Introduced into Nova Scotia in the late 1970's and spreading,
Now occurs from coast to coast in southern Canada and temperate United
Hosts: Wide variety of crops and vegetables: strawberry, tomato,
potato, carrot, cabbage, beet, lettuce, grape, and also grasses.
Overwinters as a partially grown larva, a larger cutworm found during
mid-winter in non-cereal crop situations is very likely to be this
ND Richland Co., Barney. UV
21- VI- 2001, K. Anderson, K. Gross.
Right protibia of specimen pictured above.