Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Eucosma misturana (Heinrich, 1923)


Family: Tortricidae
Subfamily: Olethreutinae
Identification:
Wing Span: Male 1.3-1.87 cm. Female 1.04-1.5
Life History:
Flight: February to July
Caterpillar Hosts: Brown et al., (1983) reported rearing on Artemisia tridentata Nutt. (Asteraceae) in southern Idaho. Powell & Opler, (2009) reported the larval host as Artemisia californica Less. (Asteraceae) in coastal California.
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: California to Utah, Idaho and Washington; with a isolated population in southeastern Saskatchewan.
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Comments:
Taxonomy Notes: Eucosma misturana: Formerly placed in the genus Phaneta, Gilligan et al. (2013), Zootaxa, 3746(2): 301-337.