Identification of Minnesota noctuid
dhobern at hursley.ibm.com
Tue Jul 27 06:16:43 EDT 1999
Thanks to all those who took a copy of the picture. Gary Anweiler has
sent me a photograph of Melanchra picta (Zebra Caterpillar Moth) and I
am convinced that that is what I saw.
Donald Hobern wrote:
> Last year, while in Rochester, Minnesota in June, I caught a noctuid
> that I could not identify from Covell's guide and the Moth Book. I made
> a detailed coloured drawing and have finally got around to scanning the
> picture in. The moth appears to be a Plusiine. Would anyone care to
> take a look at the picture and let me know if it looks recognisable?
> The image is a 69k jpg.
> Donald Hobern
> (dhobern at hursley.ibm.com)
More information about the Leps-l