Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Prolita sexpunctella (Fabricius, 1794)


Family: Gelechiidae
Subfamily: Gelechiinae
Identification:
Wing Span: 1.4-1.7cm
Life History:
Flight: May to June; A day flying species.
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Habitat: Usually found between 7,000 and 12,500' elevation.
Range: Alaska and across Canada south to Colorado, Utah and the southern Sierra Nevada of California.
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