Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Gelechia panella (Busck, 1903)


Family: Gelechiidae
Subfamily: Gelechiinae
Identification: Brick or rust pattern on white. Hindwing dark gray.
Wing Span: 1.8-2.25 cm
Life History:
Flight:
Caterpillar Hosts: Madrone (Arbutus) and manzanita (Arctostaphylos).
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: Arizona and southern California, to north coastal California.
Conservation:
NCGR:
Management Needs:
Comments:
Taxonomy Notes: None.