Moths of North Dakota

Pyralidae: Phycitinae

Interjectio niviella (Hulst 1888)

Common name: listed here as ‘Smeared white snout moth.’

Hodges #: 5758.

Identification: Rfw 12.3 mm, fw ground color white, am. line black, vertical; pm. line strongly ‘zig-zag’ on anterior half of wing and appearing as dark streaks.

Similar species: 5935, 5944.1.

Distribution: known from Colorado, Manitoba, North Dakota, and Iowa.

Hosts: unknown.


moth image

ND, Richland Co., West I allotment, Sheyenne Natl. grasslands, 12- VI- 1992, Hg/UV lt., 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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