Noctua pronuba in USA
jrg13 at psu.edu
Thu Jan 14 20:48:51 EST 1999
It is an introduced Old World
>(Palearctic) species, which was purportedly first introduced in Canada
>about 1994 or so, and has since been spreading throughout Eastern
this date conflicts with the date of 1979 by Lafontaine mentioned in the
>literature that I am aware of concerning Noctuidae or moths in general
>treats this species; it is too new of a phenomenon.
The species is illustrated in Moths and Butterflies of Vermont, for a specimen
collected 6 June 1992.
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