Questions about Noctua pronuba

Michael Ochse ochse at
Thu Jan 14 06:50:47 EST 1999

Daer Jonathan,

there is a large number of references concerning the food plants of N. pronuba
in Europe. If it is important for you I could look it up. They mainly feed
small plants out of a great number of species.

Michael Ochse

Jonathan Sylvestre schrieb:

> Dear,
> I captured this species at Quebec, Canada and I often observe it. I didn't
> find any documentation on this species in North America. In fact, this
> species is only mentioned in my European lepidoptera book...
> Do exist a book that treat of this species in North America...?
> Is this species holarctic or recently introduced ?
> Which are the host plant both , the American and European species ?
> Is our species pronuba or subspecies pronuba americana for example ?
> Any help will be appreciated
> Thank in advance
> Jonathan Sylvestre
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