Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Telphusa sedulitella (Busck, 1910)

Family: Gelechiidae
Subfamily: Gelechiinae
Identification: Slender moths that wrap their wings around the body with rows of upraised scales giving a roughened appearance. Forewing blackish with some rust tones. There are variations the have more whitish coloration on parts of the wings.
Wing Span: 1.1-1.36 cm
Life History:
Caterpillar Hosts: A variety of hosts, including oaks, willows, hazelnut, and possibly Douglas-fir and Arctostaphylos.
Adult Food:
Range: West coast inland to the mountains from British Columbia south to Baja California.
Management Needs:
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