Striacosta albicosta

933228.00 — 10878 — Striacosta albicosta (Smith, 1888) — Western Bean Cutworm Moth

Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:
stray; does not breed locally

Polyphagous (herbaceous plants)


  • Species Page at Moth Photographers Group
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Lafontaine, J. D., 2004. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.1: p. 69; pl. G.4-6. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 56.35f; p. 308. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths