|Common name: Carpenter moth/ Locust
Hodges #: 2693.
Identification: Rfw 23.3 mm, wings hyaline, fw with large
accessory and intercalary cells, wing with dark patches, proboscis
absent, antennae pectinate in both sexes.
Similar species: 2675.
Distribution: southern Canada and U. S.
Hosts: larvae are trunk borers in a variety of trees, in our area
preferring: Fraxinus pennsylvanicus Marsh.– green ash, also in Acer
negundo L.– Box elder, and Quercus– oak, Populus–
poplar/cottonwood, and Salix– willow.
ND, Ransom Co., Berg allotment, Sheyenne Natl.
grasslands, 12- VI- 1992, male, Hg/UV
lt., coll. G. Fauske.
MN, Lake Co., McNair. 27- VI- 1992, female,
Hg/UV lt., G. Fauske, D. Cuthrell.