Rare Prairie Moth Euagrotis tenuescens

 

Euagrotis tenuescens

The uncommon moth Euagrotis tenuescens, a species of cutworm moth, was collected in May, 2010 by MBS Entemologist Robert Dana in Swift County, MN. This is a prairie-dependent species and there are only a handful of records of it in the state. Image courtesy of the Canadian Specimen Information Network.