Distribution: USA; Central and South America to Argentina; Antilles.
Type locality: Brazil.
Source of record: Heinrich (1956) p. 173.
Method of identification: genitalia illustrated by Heinrich (1956). Adult illustrated in
black and white by Amsel (1956) pl. 70, figs. 1 & 2. Adult illustrated in colour by Kimball (1965) pl.
6, fig. 27.
Notes: the larva is the 'Lesser Cornstalk Borer', a pest on
a variety of crop plants.
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