|Common name: Olive-shaded bird-lime
Hodges #: 9090.
Identification: Rfw 10.1 mm, fw pattern resembles bird droppings,
vfw fringe with dusky scales ante-apically, sub-apically, and at tornal
Similar species: 9062, 9089,
9095, 9109, 9136, also 3098.
Distribution: southern Canada and U. S. east of Rockies,
southwestward to California. Has been introduced into Russia as a
biological control agent.
Hosts: larvae feed on Ambrosia– ragweeds.
ND, Ransom Co., A annex, Sheyenne Natl. grasslands,
28- VI- 1993, Hg/UV lt., coll. G. Fauske.