Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Decodes basiplagana (Walsingham, 1879)

Family: Tortricidae
Subfamily: Tortricinae
Identification: Adults have gray forewings with a strongly arched costa. Forewing pattern varies greatly; some specimens have well defined dark gray and black fasciate markings while others are unmarked. Males lack a costal fold.
Wing Span: 1.6-1.8cm
Life History:
Caterpillar Hosts: Larvae have been recorded from valley oak (Quercus lobata)
Adult Food:
Range: Widespread throughout North America
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes: None.