|Common name: listed here as
Hopeful dagger moth.
Hodges #: 9258.
Identification: Rfw 16.7 mm, fws powdery gray without dagger
marks, median area contrastingly paler, hws nearly white in male, tibiae
without setae, eyes lacking hair or lashes.
Similar species: 9193, 9199, 9250, 9251.
Distribution: southern Canada and temperate United States,
southward in the Rockies.
Hosts: Larvae feed on Populus– poplars and Alnus–
ND, Barnes/Ransom Co. line, Little Yellowstone St. Pk.
20- VI- 2001. Hg/ UV light, coll. P. Tinerella.