Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Carpatolechia belangerella (Chambers, 1875)


Family: Gelechiidae
Subfamily: Gelechiinae
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Wing Span: 1.3-1.7 cm
Life History: pupates in a flimsy cocoon amongst detritus on the ground and hibernates as a pupa
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Taxonomy Notes: Carpatolechia belangerella (Chambers, 1875) includes as a synonym 1881.1 Carpatolechia proximella of authors not (Hübner, 1796), Entomological Society of British Columbia Occasional Paper No. 3: 179.