|Common name: listed here as ‘Arthur’s
Hodges #: ‘listed here as 3830.1.’
Identification: Rfw 6.12 mm, fw brownish white with an outwardly
oblique dark fascia, fw without broken silver striae of some other pale
Similar species: none known from ND.
Distribution: Manitoba, Saskatchewan and North Dakota.
Hosts: Larvae feed within heads and on seeds of Helianthus
annuus L.– Common sunflower.
Note: This species is relatively recently discovered, 1984.
ND, Bottineau Co., 1 mi. E. MaxLass. ex. Helianthus
annuus. 29- VIII- 1994, emerged 22- III- 1995. coll. T. Gross &