No Common Name Phycitodes reliquella (Dyar, 1904)  Synonyms: Hodges #5946.2.


Occurs almost throughout the U.S. and, as various named subspecies, southward to Argentina (Glaser, Micromoths).


The larvae feed on asters, thistles, and other Asteraceae (Glaser, Micromoths).

There are 70 records in the project database.

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A Phycitodes reliquella in Dorchester Co., Maryland (10/4/2018). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Phycitodes reliquella in Harford Co., Maryland (11/3/2017). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

A Phycitodes reliquella in Prince George's Co., Maryland (9/11/2010). Photo by Bob Patterson. (MBP list)

A Phycitodes reliquella. Photo by John Glaser. (MBP list)

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