Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Miacora perplexa (Neumoegen & Dyar, 1893)

Family: Cossidae
Subfamily: Cossinae
Identification: Forewing gray with brown shading along the base and inner margin half. Well defined dark transverse lines that are forked to form a double Y pattern. Short scattered very short, dark marks throughout. Hindwing lacks any marks and is a pale gray.
Wing Span: 3.4-4.8 cm
Life History:
Flight: June to September
Caterpillar Hosts: Unknown
Adult Food:
Habitat: Montane.
Range: Colorado and western Texas to California and Oregon.
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes: None.
There are no sightings for this species.