Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Pecan Cigar Casebearer Moth
Coleophora laticornella (Clemens, 1860)


Family: Coleophoridae
Subfamily: Coleophorinae
Identification:
Wing Span:
Life History: Overwinters as larva in case on twigs of pecan trees. Young larvae are leaf miners, older larvae feed externally.
Flight:
Caterpillar Hosts: Pecan leaves and buds
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Comments:
Taxonomy Notes: None.