|Common name: Leadplant flower moth.
Hodges #: 11174.
Identification: Rfw 12.1 mm, fw carmine and irrorate with pale blue
scales, transverse lines white, fringe of ground color and cut by white
opposite veins, vf/hw with fuscous pm. and carmine st. areas, massive
apical ‘claw’ on mesal side of pro-tibia.
Similar species: 11175.
Distribution: central and western U. S. and southern prairie
provinces of Canada.
Hosts: Larvae feed on Amorpha canescens Pursh–
ND. Ransom Co., Sagvold
allotment, Sheyenne Natl. grasslands. 19- VII- 1993, Hg/UV lt.
coll D. Cuthrell