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Endothenia rubipunctana (Kearfott, 1907)


Family: Tortricidae
Subfamily: Olethreutinae
Identification: FW pale grayish brown with poorly defined, darker transverse fasciae and a bluish lead-colored blotch in the cell, broadly whitish subapically.
Wing Span: 1.4-2.1 cm
Life History:
Flight: April to July
Caterpillar Hosts: The larvae feed in seed pods of native Iris macrosiphon.
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Habitat:
Range: Widespread in the western states.
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