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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:
Flight:
Caterpillar Hosts: Roots of Artemisia tridentata.
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Habitat:
Range: The Great Basin, from Coloradoto eastern California.
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