Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Cactobrosis fernaldialis (Hulst, 1886)


Family: Pyralidae
Subfamily: Phycitinae
Identification:
Wing Span: 2.9-4.1 cm
Life History:
Flight: late March to April and July to November.
Caterpillar Hosts: Fishhook barrel cactus (Ferocactus wislizeni) and probably in other related cacti.
Adult Food:
Habitat: Deserts
Range: Texas to southern California.
Conservation:
NCGR:
Management Needs:
Comments:
Taxonomy Notes: None.