Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Dyotopasta yumaella (Kearfott, 1907)


Family: Tineidae
Subfamily:
Identification:
Wing Span: 1.6-2.7 cm
Life History:
Flight:
Caterpillar Hosts: Dead tissue of the cactus species Opuntia and Echinocereus. Also the dead trunks of the boojum tree (Fouquieria columnaris).
Adult Food:
Habitat: Deserts
Range: Texas to California, south to Puebla, Mexico. Also southern Nevada.
Conservation:
NCGR:
Management Needs:
Comments:
Taxonomy Notes: None.