|Common name: Alfalfa webworm.
Hodges #: 5017.
Identification: Rfw 14 mm, fw vein Rs4
arising from discal cell, fw pale subterminal shade with evenly rounded
inner margin, hw gradually darker from base to outer margin, maxillary
palpi brownish, proboscis with scales at base, ventral abdomen yellowish
Similar species: 5004, 5016, 5156.
Distribution: southern Canada to Mexico.
Hosts: a general feeder reported from a variety of crop and weed
species, injurious to Medicago sativa L.– alfalfa.
ND, Ransom Co., 12 mi. E Oswego, Sheyenne Natl.
grasslands. 26- VIII- 1999. Hg/ UV light, coll. G. Fauske.