|Common name: Listed here as ‘Sweetclover
Hodges #: 1388.
Identification: Rfw 7.3 mm, fws metallic green with brassy and
violet reflections, esp. near apex; antennae white apically, scape and
pedicel with ‘bushy’ scales giving a thickened appearance;
postocular scales yellow.
Similar species: 1385, 1387.
Distribution: Introduced– northern U. S. and southern Canada
east of the Rockies, native to Europe, north Africa and Asia minor.
Hosts: Larvae feed on Melolotis spp.– sweetclover.
ND, Richland Co., West I
allotment. 26- VI-1999, Hg/UV light, P. Tinerella.