This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:
Quaker Hill, Connecticut Benton, Kentucky Potomac, Maryland Ogallala, Nebraska Loudonville, Ohio Devon, Pennsylvania West Chester, Pennsylvania Bedford, Virginia Lexington, Virginia Sinks Grove, West Virginia
On Jan 21, 2009, suunto from Sinks Grove, WV wrote:
This species is often seen here in SE West Virginia. The larvae are easily distinguished by their shiny, grayish-pink coloration as opposed to the duller, brick red larvae of the true Colorado potato beetle.