Moths of North Dakota

Noctuidae: Plusiinae: Plusiini

Autographa flagellum (Walker [1858])

Common name: Listed here as 'Sinuated looper moth.'

Hodges #: 8916.

Identification: Rfw 18.5 mm- based on specimen in NDSIRC.   Fw stigma attenuate and extending to pm line; pm line even, marked with white, displaced outwardly opposite stigma.  Tibiae without spiniform setae..

Similar species: 8913, 8914, 8924.

Distribution: central Canada to northern United States, also in Colorado.

Hosts: Larvae have been recorded on Liatris (Blazing-star) and Helianthus (Sunflower).


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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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