Coloradia pandora Blake, 1863
Status: Uncommon local resident
Range: Western United States extending eastward into the Nebraska panhandle.
Larval Hostplant(s): Various species of Pines (Pinus sp.)
NENHP Ranking: Not listed
Broods/Flight Times: One flight in mid to late summer.
Habitat: Pine woodlands
Avg. Wingspan: 2 3/4 – 4 Inches
Found at: Gilbert-Baker State Wildlife Management Area, Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area.
Overwintering: This species has a two year lifecycle, overwintering the first year as an early instar larva and the second year as a pupa in the ground.
🔗Links: Moth Photographers Group, BugGuide.net.