Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Sarata caudellella (Dyar, 1904)

Family: Pyralidae
Subfamily: Phycitinae
Wing Span: 2.5-3.0 cm (male), 1.95-2.1 cm (female)
Life History:
Flight: Mostly April and May with a few recorded from March and June.
Caterpillar Hosts: Unknown
Adult Food:
Habitat: Associated with plant communities characterized by mosses and calciphilous, herbaceous plants that grow on shallow alkaline soils.
Range: Quebec to Alberta in Canada and from Colorado to Washington in the United States.
Management Needs: