|Common name: listed here as ‘Ambrosia seed moth.’
Hodges #: 902 under Depressariodes.
Identification: Rfw 7.95 mm, fw with Rs4
terminating at apex, stalked as Rs3+4,
CuA 1+2 stalked, proboscis scaled at
base, basal area of fw brown.
Similar species: 1515, 3684, 3693.
Distribution: central and western U. S.
Hosts: larvae are seed borers in Ambrosia psilostachya D.
C.– Western ragweed and Helianthus annuus L.– Sunflower.
ND, Cass Co., Fargo. 18- VIII- 1964.