|Common name: Bilobed looper moth.
Hodges #: 8907.
Identification: Rfw 17.4 mm, fw stigma very large, bilobed, silvery
scales in lower half of reniform spot and am line. Meta-tibiae without
Similar species: 8911, 8924,
Distribution: southern Canada to Mexico, largely absent from
Pacific northwest. does not overwinter in the northern portions of
Hosts: Larvae have been reported from a wide variety of herbaceous
plants including: Brassica oleracea L. (cabbage), Hordeum
vulgare L. (barley, Lactuca sataiva L. (lettuce), Medicago
sativa L. (alfalfa), Nicotiana tabacum L. (tobacco), and
Phaseolus vulgaris L. (bean).
ND, Cass Co. Fargo. 5- X- 2004, fluorescent lt.
coll. G. Fauske.