|Common name: Palmerworm.
Hodges #: 2281.
Identification: 8.0 mm, fw lacking CuP, CuA1+2 stalked, directed downward
from end of discal cell and curved outward to outer margin, hw
trapezoidal with concave outer margin and acute apex, 2nd
segment of labial palpi with massive triangular tuft, 3rd
segment very slender, proboscis with scales.
Similar species: none known from north Dakota.
Distribution: Southern Canada and U. S.
Hosts: larvae on many deciduous trees, Malus– apple, Quercus–
oak, Celtis– hackberry, and Corylus– hazelnut.
ND, Ransom Co., 1.5 mi. SE. McLeod. 12- V- 1993, Hg/UV
lt., coll. D. Cuthrell.