Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Hypopta palmata (Barnes & McDunnough, 1910)

Family: Cossidae
Subfamily: Hypoptinae
Wing Span: ♂ 2.6-3.1 cm, ♀ up to 4.0 cm.
Life History:
Flight: Late May to late November.
Caterpillar Hosts:
Adult Food:
Habitat: Deserts and desert mountains.
Range: California south into Baja California, Mexico, Nevada, Arizona and west Texas.
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes: None.

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