Moths of North Dakota

Noctuidae: Heliothentinae

Schinia simplex Smith 1891

Common name: listed here as 'Green-winged flower moth.'

Hodges #:  11162.

Identification: Rfw 13.5 mm, fws unmarked bright green (fading rapidly after death), hws without well defined marginal band.

Similar species: 11024.

Distribution: western Great Plains from North Dakota to New Mexico.

Hosts: unknown.

moth image

ND, Adams Co., Hettinger. 22- VII- 1985, UV lt. trap.


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Last updated: 03/27/02

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

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