Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Speckled Talponia Moth
Talponia plummeriana (Busck, 1906)


Family: Tortricidae
Subfamily: Olethreutinae
Identification:
Wing Span: 1.0-1.2 cm
Life History:
Flight: Late May to July
Caterpillar Hosts: LArvae feed in the flowers of Asimina (pawpaw).
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: Delaware to Ohio, south to Alabama and Mississippi; also Mexico.
Conservation:
NCGR:
Management Needs:
Comments:
Taxonomy Notes: None.