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Species Pandemis cerasana - Hodges#3592

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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 Archipini
Genus Pandemis
Species cerasana (Pandemis cerasana - Hodges#3592)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pandemis cerasana (Hübner, 1786)
Explanation of Names
Species name appears to be from Latin ceras, a cherry (1). Refers to host plant?
Wingspan 16-25 mm.
wide host range from ornamentals to fruit trees.
Life Cycle
Has one to two generations per year and overwinters as larva.
Non native
See Also
Choristoneura rosaceana - Oblique-banded Leafroller Moth, very similar
Print References
Borror, entry for ceras (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.