Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Least Dichomeris Moth
Dichomeris siren (Hodges, 1986)


Family: Gelechiidae
Subfamily: Dichomeridinae
Identification: Forewing brown with continuous yellowish-orange strip that begins about two-thirds distance along costa, runs diagonally to inner margin, angles back to costa and continues to base; terminal area yellowish-orange with line of brown spots; yellowish-orange patch along inner margin near base; fringe yellowish; hindwing slender, grayish-brown with long fringe of same color.
Wing Span: 0.62-0.76 cm
Life History:
Flight: May to October.
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Habitat:
Range: Eastern North America
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Taxonomy Notes: None.