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Species Cenopis reticulatana - Reticulated Fruitworm - Hodges#3720

Moth - Cenopis reticulatana Sparganothis sp. maybe - Cenopis reticulatana Reticulated Fruitworm Moth - Cenopis reticulatana Sparganothis Fruitworm Moth  - Cenopis reticulatana Tortricidae - Cenopis reticulatana tortricid - Cenopis reticulatana  3720 – Cenopis reticulatana – Reticulated Fruitworm - Cenopis reticulatana Cenopis reticulatana
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Tortricoidea (Tortricid Moths)
Family Tortricidae (Tortricid Moths)
Subfamily Tortricinae
Tribe Sparganothini
Genus Cenopis
Species reticulatana (Reticulated Fruitworm - Hodges#3720)
Hodges Number
3720
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Formerly Sparganothis reticulatana
Explanation of Names
reticulatana: from the Latin "reticulatus" (made like a net), from "rete" (a net); refers to the netlike markings on the forewing
Size
wingspan 15-17 mm (1); 2 Jim Vargo specimens are 19 mm
Identification
Adult: forewing yellow, covered by netlike pattern of orange lines; AM line dark brown, diagonal, thicker at costa, terminating in triangular blotch at inner margin; PM line begins with blotch at costa, then divides to form Y shape with top pointing toward inner margin; hindwing white with variable yellowish shading along outer margin
[adapted from description by Lynn Scott]
Range
Includes much of eastern North America.
Season
Adults fly in July and August in Ontario; Covell (1) gives flight season of June-August.
Food
larvae feed on alder, apple, ash, aster, beech, blueberry, cherry, maple, oak, pear
See Also
Sparganothis Fruitworm Moth (Sparganothis sulfureana) forewings form a dark thick X pattern when wings are held together at rest, and PM line does not divide into a Y shape
Print References
Covell, p. 421, plate 59-13 (1)
Internet References
live adult images plus description, larval foodplants, flight dates (Lynn Scott, Ontario)
adult images (Larry Line, Maryland)
Works Cited
1.Field Guide to Moths of Eastern North America
Charles V. Covell, Jr. 2005.