Identification: Dark brownish gray, finely speckled by whitish scale tips, and with three raised, transverse bars of metallic lead- or bronze-colored scaling. Hindwing is entirely smokey brown
Wing Span: 1.6-2.1 cm
Flight: February to June, varying with elevation and latitude.
Caterpillar Hosts: Pinus ponderosa seeds
Range: Southwestern US
Taxonomy Notes: None.
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