Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Aethes spartinana (Barnes & McDunnough, 1916)


Family: Tortricidae
Subfamily: Tortricinae
Identification:
Wing Span: 1.9-2.3 cm
Life History:
Flight: July-August
Caterpillar Hosts: Spartina spp. (cordgrass)
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: Alberta to Nova Scotia, south to Massachusetts, Missouri, and Wyoming. This is mostly a Great Plains species with occasional eastern records.
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