Moths of North Dakota

Noctuidae: Eustrotiinae: Eustrotiini

Lithacodia albidula (Guenée 1852)

Common name: Listed here as ‘Pale glyph.’

Hodges #: 9048.

Identification: Rfw 10.6 mm, fw venation quadrifid, palpi as long as head, each segment gray, white basally. Frons with divided white tuft, proboscis without scales.

Similar species: 4949, 7164, 7169, 8450.

Distribution: southern Canada and northern United States.

Hosts: Larvae feed on grasses– Poaceae.


moth image

ND, Barnes/Ransom Co. line, Little Yellowstone St. Pk.  20- VI- 2001, Hg/ UV light, coll. P. Tinerella.


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Last updated: 03/27/02

Gerald M. Fauske
Research Specialist
202 Hultz Hall
Fargo, ND 58105

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