Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Perimede parilis (Hodges, 1969)

Family: Cosmopterigidae
Identification: Adults are dark gray black. The forewings have a yellowish-white patch in the costal scales just before the apex. There are a few whitish scales on the apical one-fifth of wing and an incomplete V shape of whitish scales connecting white spots at three-fourths the length of the wing.
Wing Span: 0.8-1.2 cm
Life History:
Flight: June to August
Caterpillar Hosts:
Adult Food:
Range: Found in North America, where it has been recorded from Arkansas and Illinois.
Management Needs:
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