Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Crescent-winged Caudellia Moth
Caudellia apyrella (Dyar, 1904)


Family: Pyralidae
Subfamily: Phycitinae
Identification:
Wing Span: 1.0-1.4 cm
Life History:
Flight: late March (FL) to September.
Caterpillar Hosts: Dried seed clusters of several species of the parasitic vine dodder (Cuscuta ssp)
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: Massachusetts to Illinois south to Florida.
Conservation:
NCGR:
Management Needs:
Comments:
Taxonomy Notes: None.