Moths of North Dakota

Noctuidae: Plusiinae: Abrostolini

Abrostola urentis Guenée 1852

Common name: Small gray looper moth.

Hodges #: 8881.

Identification: Rfw 13.5 mm, fw crossed by ridges of raised scales.  No silvery stigma.  Eyes lashed but not hairy. 

Similar species: 10569.

Distribution: southern Canada and northern United States, southward east of the Rockies.

Hosts: Larvae on Urticaceae.


ND, Ransom Co., McLeod, 14- VII- 1963, coll. R. Poole.


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Last updated: 01/13/05

Gerald M. Fauske
Research Specialist
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Fargo, ND 58105

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