|Common name: Listed here as 'Glossy
gray looper moth.'
Hodges #: 8895.
Identification: Rfw 16.9 mm, fw shades of gray, highly glossy. All
tibiae with spiniform setae.
Similar species: 8887, 8890,
Distribution: northern South America to southeastern Canada, absent
from Pacific northwest..
Hosts: Larvae have been reported from: Chenopodium ambrosioides
L. (Wormseed), Nicotiana tabaccum L. (tobacco), Trifolium spp.
(clover), Mentha spp. (mints), and Triticum aestivum
SD Minnehaha Co., Sioux Falls, 28- VI- 1977, UV
lt. coll. G. Fauske.