The Indigo Stem Borer is typically 0.7 inches to 0.7 inches (19mm to 20mm) in size. We have associated the following descriptors / identifiers to this insect: lilac band; purple bottom; cracked egg; trio; three white spots; hairy; orange spots; small white dot; flying; brown; white; purple; orange.
This insect can be found in the following North American states / territories: Alabama; Arkansas; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Nebraska; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virginia; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Manitoba; New Brunswick; Newfoundland and Labrador; Nova Scotia; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Quebec; Mexico..
*Please note that the states/territories listed above are a general indicator of areas inhabited by the Indigo Stem Borer. Insects generally go where they please, typically driven by diet, environmental changes, and / or mating habits.