Moths of North Dakota

Tortricidae: Olethreutinae: Eucosmini

Pelochrista argenteana (Walsingham 1895)

Common name: listed here as ‘Silver-lined clay.’

Hodges #: 3149.

Identification: Rfw 9.0 mm, fw clay brown with metallic silver streaks and black terminal line;  proboscis lacking scales, % with a coastal fold at base of fw.

Similar species: 2973, 3014, 3035.

Distribution: western Great Plains, the Dakotas, Montana and Colorado.

Hosts: Unknown.


moth image

ND, Slope Co., Marmarth. 29- VII- 1999. Hg/UV light, Coll. 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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