Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Fernald's Eucosma Moth
Pelochrista fernaldana (Grote, 1880)


Family: Tortricidae
Subfamily: Olethreutinae
Identification:
Wing Span: 1.5-2.5 cm
Life History:
Flight:
Caterpillar Hosts: Include paradise apple (Malus pumila), hawthorn (Crataegus) and currant (Ribes).
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: New Mexico, Utah and Colorado. Also recorded in Manitoba.
Conservation:
NCGR:
Management Needs:
Comments:
Taxonomy Notes: Formerly placed in the genus Eucosma, Zootaxa, 3746(2): 301-337.