Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Sweetclover Root Borer Moth
Triclonella pergandeella (Busck, 1901)


Family: Cosmopterigidae
Subfamily: Cosmopteriginae
Identification:
Wing Span: 1.4 cm
Life History:
Flight: March to October.
Caterpillar Hosts: Desmodium dillenii Darl. (tick-trefoil)
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: Southeastern United States.
Conservation:
NCGR:
Management Needs:
Comments:
Taxonomy Notes: None.