Moths of North Dakota

Epermeniidae: Ochromolopinae

Ochromolopis ramapoella (Kearfott 1903)

Common name: listed here as ‘Ochre-patched epermeniid’

Hodges #: 2334.

Identification: Rfw 6.0 mm, fw with black tufts along inner margin; fw with ochre patches, ground color white basad and darkening towards apex; hind tibiae with dense irregular dorsal setae.

Similar species: none in North Dakota.

Distribution: Southern Canada and temperate United States, south in Rockies to Utah.

Hosts: Comandra umbellata (L.) Nutt.– Bastard toadflax.


moth image

ND, Barnes Co., nr Valley city, ex. soil core- emergence trap, 18- IV- 1996, D. Mundal.


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Last updated: 03/28/02

Gerald M. Fauske
Research Specialist
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Fargo, ND 58105

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