Some Assorted Local Noctuids…

Noc 1Noc 2 Noc 3Noc 4 Noc 5Noc 5B Noc 6Noc 6B Noc 7Noc 7BNoc 8 These images introduce our local Phosphila, Armyworm, Wedgeling, Rustic, Miranda, and Angle Shade Moths (Family Noctuidae, Subfamily Noctuinae, Tribes Pseudeusrotrotiini, Prodeniini, Elaphriini, Caradrinini, and Phlogophorini).  The 11 moths shown here represent seven genera and eight species, all of which were found and photographed in northeastern North Dakota.

See if you can identity a few of these moths by matching these images with those found on pages 428-439 of the Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America.Moth Book Click on this link to the Moth Photographer’s Guide to view these as well as many, many more images of these Noctuinae:  http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu/fast.php?plate=61.0&size=l&sort=p

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