Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Agonopterix eupatoriiella (Chambers, 1878)


Family: Elachistidae
Subfamily: Depressariinae
Identification:
Wing Span: 1.86-2.16 cm
Life History:
Flight: early-mid spring
Caterpillar Hosts: Eupatorium spp., wing-stem (Actinomeris alternifolia) and shag-bark Hickory (Carya ovata).
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: Pittsburgh PA and central IL south to Washington D.C.and NC in the Appalachian mountains.
Conservation:
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