Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Pelochrista crambitana (Walsingham, 1879)


Family: Tortricidae
Subfamily: Olethreutinae
Identification: Broad costal, medial and dorsal silver stripes, the median one unbroken from base to apex
Wing Span: 1.1-1.6 cm
Life History:
Flight: August to September
Caterpillar Hosts: The roots of Ericameria nauseosa and Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus in California and Nevada
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: The Great Basin from eastern Washington to Colorado and Arizona
Conservation:
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Comments:
Taxonomy Notes: None.