Moths of North Dakota


Alucita hexadactyla Linnaeus 1758

Common name: Six-plumed moth.

Hodges #: 2313.

Identification: Rfw 5.4 mm, f/hw divided into six plumes.

Similar species: none in North America.

Distribution: Northern U. S. and southern Canada.

Hosts: In Europe on Lonicera spp honeysuckle


moth image

ND, Ransom Co., Wall allotment, Sheyenne Natl. grasslands, 20- VII- 1995, Hg/UV lt., G. Fauske.


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Last updated: 03/27/02

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

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