||The specimen was taken May 29th at Towson, Baltimore County. Charles, Garrett, Harford, Kent, P.G. and Wo. Counties. May 6th, September 3rd to October 7th. Often an abundant species across much of the U.S., especially in the southern half of the country, but north at least to South Dakota and west to Washington. The larvae feed on the flower heads of many Asteraceae, including sunflower, on which it is a pest.