Species: Northern Dart (Xestia alpicola)

Northern Dart (Xestia alpicola)
Originator: Frode Falkenberg

Other names: vanlig fjellbakkefly

Norwegian name: Grått fjellbakkefly

Host plants: Arctostaphylos, Bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi), Bog Bilberry (Vaccinium uliginosum), Crowberry (Empetrum nigrum subsp. nigrum), Dwarf Birch (Betula nana), Empetrum nigrum, Heather (Calluna vulgaris)

Systematics :

KingdomAnimals (Animalia)
Phylum Articulate animals (Arthropoda)
Class  Insects (Insecta)
Order   Moths and butterflies (Lepidoptera)
Group    Macro-moths ("Macro-heterocera")
Family     Owlet moths (Noctuidae)
Subfamily      Noctuinae
Genus       Xestia
Species        Northern Dart (Xestia alpicola)