Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Pelochrista eburata (Heinrich, 1929)

Family: Tortricidae
Subfamily: Olethreutinae
Wing Span: 2.0-2.7 cm
Life History:
Flight: Adults are most common in July and August. There are records to October.
Caterpillar Hosts: Larvae have been reared on Baccharis pilularis (coyote brush).
Adult Food:
Range: Northern coastal California to San Diego.
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes: Pelochrista eburata (Heinrich, 1929), formerly placed in the genus Eucosma, Gilligan et al. (2013), Zootaxa, 3746(2): 301-337, includes as a synonym 3102 Pelochrista williamsi (Powell, 1963), MONA Fascicle 9.5: 89.
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