|scientific name Synanthedon proxima |
Wet meadows, wetland edges and swampy areas with willow.
Adults have been collected in Alberta in early July.
Adults are diurnal. Larvae bore in branches, canes and exposed roots of low growing willow. There is a single brood each year.
Apparently uncommon and local and at the western edge of their range in central Alberta.
Low growing willows (Salix species).
Primarily an eastern species, occuring from Nova Scotia and Maine west to eastern Nebraska and south central Alberta, where they have been collected in the Red Deer River valley east of Trochu.
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