Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Pelochrista optimana (Dyar, 1893)

Family: Tortricidae
Subfamily: Olethreutinae
Identification: Pale gray brown FW with thin silvery whi lines.
Wing Span: 2.5-3.0 cm
Life History:
Caterpillar Hosts: Roots of Artemisia tridentata.
Adult Food:
Range: The Great Basin, from Coloradoto eastern California.
Management Needs:
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