American lotus borer (Ostrinia penitalis)

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

Regional

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Barling, Arkansas

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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.