Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Root Collar Borer
Euzophera ostricolorella (Hulst, 1890)

Family: Pyralidae
Subfamily: Phycitinae
Identification: Forewing long and narrow; maroon, with gray median area defined by paler gray am. and pm. lines. Hindwing shiny grayish.
Wing Span: 3.4-4.1 cm.
Life History:
Flight: May-early November.
Caterpillar Hosts: Tulip-tree.
Adult Food:
Range: New York to Florida, west to Kentucky and Mississippi.
Management Needs:
Comments: NULL