|Common name: Oak beauty.
Hodges #: 6763.
Identification: Rfw 20.4 mm, fw venation trifid, hw with
vein M2 absent, antennae pectinate to
apex, proboscis atrophied, hind tibiae with apical spurs only, abdomen
with dorsal tufts.
Similar species: 6640, 6651, 8692.
Distribution: southern Canada and U. S. east of the Rockies.
Hosts: Larvae on a variety of deciduous trees: Quercus–
oak, Prunus– wild cherry, Crataegus– hawthorn, Populus–
aspen, Salix– willow, and Betula– birch.
ND, Richland Co., West I allotment, Sheyenne Natl.
grasslands, 28- VI- 1995, Hg/UV lt., coll. G. Fauske.