Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Ephestiodes erythrella (Ragonot, 1887)

Family: Pyralidae
Subfamily: Phycitinae
Identification: Forewing vinous red, dusted with whitish gray in the basal area and with some faint blackish dusting along costa and on the veins. See Also E. gilvescentella which averages larger and lacks the "distinctly reddish ground color.
Wing Span: 1.3-1.7 cm
Life History:
Caterpillar Hosts:
Adult Food:
Management Needs:
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