|Common name: Mottled gray cutworm
Hodges #: 11029.
Identification: Rfw 17.22 mm; ground color red brown; st area
paler, ordinary spots usually darker, reniform with lower portion fuscous;
Pm and St lines in well marked specimens black and crenellate between
veins. Hws fuscous. Labial palpus 2nd segment with apical
tuft; palpus laterally brownish and smooth scaled ventrally. Pro-tibiae
without sclerotized setae. Abdomen flattened.
Similar species: 10731,
11027, 11039, 11041, 11045, and
Distribution: southern Canada and United States excepting the
Pacific states and the southeast.
Hosts: Larvae have been reported from foliage or buds of a wide
variety of plants including: white spruce, walnut, hickories, oak,
strawberry, apple, cherry, plum, peach, potato and tomato (Rings 1971).
ND Cass Co., Fargo. UV lt. trap.
21- VII- 1983. G. Fauske.