Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Broad-patch Carolella Moth
Carolella sartana (Hubner, 1823)


Family: Tortricidae
Subfamily: Tortricinae
Identification: forewing light brown with two large dark brown patches in median and subterminal areas; forewing median patch touches inner margin (creating single large patch when wings held together at rest)
Wing Span: 1.0-1.5 cm
Life History:
Flight: All year in Florida, northward typically flies in August.
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Habitat:
Range: Eastern United States: Pennsylvania south to Florida, west to Louisiana.
Conservation:
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Comments: NULL