Moths of North Dakota

Noctuidae: Heliothentinae

Erythroecia suavis (Hy. Edwards 1884)

Common name: listed here as ‘Pink-spotted flower moth.’

Hodges #: 11066.

Identification: Rfw 15.3 mm, fw yellow with pink markings, hw with broad fuscous border; vfw has pink replaced by fuscous; tibiae without setae.

Similar species: 11164, 11168, 9965.

Distribution: southwestern U.S., northward to Nebraska and North Dakota.

Hosts: Unknown.


moth image

ND, Cass Co., NDSU campus.  2- IX- 1999, Fl. light, coll. K. Gross.


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Last updated: 03/27/02

Gerald M. Fauske
Research Specialist
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Fargo, ND 58105

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