Moths of North Dakota

Drepanidae: Drepaninae

Drepana arcuata Walker 1855

Common name: Arched hooktip.

Hodges #: 6251.

Identification: Rfw 14.3 mm, fw apex falcate, outer element of pm line extends to apex, outer margin weakly sinuate; hw Sc+R separate throughout its length from Rs.

Similar species: 6252, 6255.

Distribution: southern Canada and temperate eastern United States.

Hosts: Larvae feed on Alnus alders and Betula birches.


moth image

ND, Richland Co., Mirror Pool, Sheyenne Natl. grasslands, 21- VII- 1973, UV lt., coll. P. K. Lago.


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Last updated: 03/27/02

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

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