Moths of North Dakota

Noctuidae: Acontiinae: Acontiini

Therasea flavicosta (Smith 1900)

Common name: listed here as ‘Cream-edged bird-lime moth.’

Hodges #: 9112.

Identification: Rfw 11.9, fw dark lead-gray with black postmedian and terminal dots, basal half of costal area white or pale yellow, frons strongly conical.

Similar species: 9062, 9136.

Distribution: Rocky mountain states, in the north, ranging eastward to eastern North Dakota.

Hosts: unknown.


moth image

ND, Williams Co., Williston. 4- VI- 1984, UV lt. trap.


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Last updated: 03/27/02

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

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