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Posts Tagged "Ecdytolopha insiticiana"

Locust Twig Borer

Posted on Jun 16, 2015

Locust Twig Borer

Here we have what looks to be the Locust Twig Borer (Ecdytolopha insiticiana), named as its larvae feed on the Black Locust (Robinia pseudoacacia). They cause damage as they bore into the stems of the well known tree. Considering there are some Black Locust nearby this was another not too surprising sighting on a spring night.

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