Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Adaina montanus (Walsingham, 1880)


Family: Pterophoridae
Subfamily: Pterophorinae
Identification:
Wing Span: 1.5-1.7 cm
Life History:
Flight:
Caterpillar Hosts: Canada cocklebur (Xanthium strumarium canadense)
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: California with records from Ontario, New York and Colorado.
Conservation:
NCGR:
Management Needs:
Comments:
Taxonomy Notes: None.

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