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scientific name    Synanthedon proxima    

habitat
Wet meadows, wetland edges and swampy areas with willow.

seasonality
Adults have been collected in Alberta in early July.

life history
Adults are diurnal. Larvae bore in branches, canes and exposed roots of low growing willow. There is a single brood each year.

conservation
Apparently uncommon and local and at the western edge of their range in central Alberta.

diet info
Low growing willows (Salix species).

range
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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http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=6201



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