|Common name: no accepted
common name, listed here as 'Packard's bicolored dart.'
Hodges #: 10992.
Identification: Rfw 16.94 mm, fw ferruginous brown (%)
to gray brown (&), hw fuscous with
orange fringe. Labial palpi with long ventral hair-scales.
Thoracic vestiture of hair; protibiae with mesal and lateral rows of
setae- the latter hidden in long fringe; metatibiae with lateral row of
setae, metabasitarsus with four rows of setae..
Similar species: 9373, 10438, 10461, 10524, 10689,
11029, 11039, 11043, and 11049.1.
Distribution: transcontinental from Alaska to Newfoundland and the
northern United States, southward in the Rockies to New Mexico and on the
Pacific coast to Northern California.
Hosts: in laboratory rearing on Alnus- alder, Betula--
birch, Achilea milfolia-- yarrow, Prunus-- cherry and others
(Lafontaine 1998); Taraxacum officinale-- dandelion,
Trifolium--clovers, and Plantago-- Plantains (Rockburne
& Lafontaine 1978).
Note: The junior subjective synonym, Pachnobia ferruginoides
Smith 1890, was described from the Black Hills of South Daklota.
ND Slope Co., 15- VI- 1966. J. Oberfoell.
ND Sargent Co., UV lt. trap. 10- VI- 1986.
Head of P. litoralis showling shaggy labial palpi.