Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Wenzel's Pitch-blister Moth
Retinia virginiana (Busck, 1914)


Family: Tortricidae
Subfamily: Olethreutinae
Identification:
Wing Span: 1.7-2.3 cm
Life History:
Flight:
Caterpillar Hosts: Virginia pine (Pinus virginiana).
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: Ohio to Maryland, south to North Carolina and northern Alabama. Quebec.
Conservation:
NCGR:
Management Needs:
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