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American lotus borer (Ostrinia penitalis)

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Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Crambidae
Genus: Ostrinia
Species: penitalis

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Regional...

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Barling, Arkansas

By C_A_Ivy
Thumbnail #1 of American lotus borer (Ostrinia penitalis) by C_A_Ivy

Member Notes:

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Neutral C_A_Ivy On Feb 6, 2013, C_A_Ivy from Barling, AR
(Zone 7b) wrote:

This insect prefers marsh and pondside habitats. Larval foods are American lotus and smartweed.


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