Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Collared Dart Moth
Agnorisma bugrai (Koçak, 1983)

Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Noctuinae
Identification: Forewing is purple-gray with thin, pale basal and postmedian lines.
Wing Span: 3.0 - 4.0 cm
Life History:
Flight: Adults are nocturnal, found from late July to September.
Caterpillar Hosts:
Adult Food:
Habitat: Ponderosa pine forests east of Cascades Mountains
Range: Central British Columbia east to southern Northwest Territories and Nova Scotia, south to central Oregon, southern Utah, southern Colorado, Nebraska, Ohio and Pennsylvania.
Management Needs:
Comments: formerly placed in the genus Xestia
Includes as a synonym Agnorisma collaris
Alternate Scientific Names:
Xestia bugrai