Moths of North Dakota

Nolidae: Risobinae

Baileya ophthalmica (Guenée 1852)

Common name: Eyed baileya.

Hodges #: 8970.

Identification: Rfw 12.5 mm, reniform spot of fw ocellate, fw with pale basal area.

Similar species: 8971, 9049.

Distribution: southeastern Canada and eastern U.S.

Hosts: Larvae feed on Ostrya virginiana (Mill.) K. Koch– Hop-hornbeam.


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ND., Richland Co., Iron Pond, Sheyenne Natl. grasslands.  2- VI- 1995, Hg/UV light., coll. G. Fauske, C. Locken.


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Last updated: 03/27/02

Gerald M. Fauske
Research Specialist
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Fargo, ND 58105

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