Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Birch Tubemaker Moth
Acrobasis betulella (Hulst, 1890)


Family: Pyralidae
Subfamily: Phycitinae
Identification:
Wing Span: 1.8 - 2.3 cm
Life History:
Flight: July and August
Caterpillar Hosts: Several species of birch (Betula)especially B populifolia and B.papyrifera.
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: southeastern Canada and New England west to Minnesota
Conservation:
NCGR:
Management Needs:
Comments:
Taxonomy Notes: None.