Moths of North Dakota

Noctuidae: Plusiinae: Plusiini

Diachrysia aereoides (Grote 1864)

Common name: Listed here as 'Lined copper looper moth.'

Hodges #: 8896.

Identification: Rfw 16.0 mm, fw  with well defined pm line from inner margin to costa.  

Similar species: 8898, 8899, 8534, 8536, 8554, 9512.

Distribution: temperate United States, north to southern Canada.

Hosts: Larvae  reported on Mentha arwensis L. (mint), Spiraea salicifolia L (Willow-leaved spiraea), and Aster spp. (asters).


ND Wells Co., Fargo.  15 VII- 1960.


  Moth county records  




Last updated: 01/13/05

Gerald M. Fauske
Research Specialist
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Fargo, ND 58105

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