Range: Southwestern and Western U.S.
Description: 3/4" long, reddish orange to yellow with brown head and
two parenthisis shaped marks just behind the head.
Adult: Gray moth with diagonal stripes and mottling; 3/4" wingspan.
Eggs: Laid in the blossom end of fruits and nuts.
Life Cycle: One generation per year. Larvae overwinter in dropped fruit and nuts.
Feeding Habits: Caterpillars drill holes in diseased or damaged fruits and nuts.
They feed within the webs, then pupate and exit as fully grown moths.