Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Choristoneura carnana (Barnes & Busck, 1920)

Family: Tortricidae
Subfamily: Tortricinae
Identification: Both sexes with rust crossed by a broad, pale antemedial band blending to white in the tornal area.
Wing Span: 2.3-2.9 cm
Life History:
Caterpillar Hosts: Primary host in southern California is bigcone Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga macrocarpa), in the Sierra Nevada Mountains it's Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii).
Adult Food:
Range: California. MPG shows a single record in Colorado.
Management Needs: