Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Dichrorampha simulana (Clemens, 1860)

Family: Tortricidae
Subfamily: Olethreutinae
Wing Span: 1.1-1.5 cm
Life History: The larvae are thought to be a root borers.
Caterpillar Hosts: Uncertain. Possibly Lupinus sp.
Adult Food:
Habitat: Most commonly found in coastal areas where it has been associated with beach lupine.
Range: Widespread across Canada and the western United States south to central coastal California and Santa Cruz Island.
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes: None.