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Species Argyrotaenia alisellana - White-spotted Leafroller - Hodges#3624

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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 Archipini
Genus Argyrotaenia
Species alisellana (White-spotted Leafroller - Hodges#3624)
Hodges Number
3624
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Argyrotaenia alisellana (Robinson, 1869)
Tortrix alisellana Robinson 1869
Numbers
There are 35 species of the genus in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Wingspan 18-25 mm.
Identification
Adult: forewing whitish with large irregular dark brown patch in median area; strands of brown project outward from patch to wing edges, leaving intervening whitish areas along costa and outer margin; hindwing white
Range
Heppner (2003) reported the range to include Quebec to Florida, Wisconsin to Texas. (2)
Season
Heppner (2003) reported May to June; October. (2)
Food
The larvae feed on leaves of oak (Quercus spp.)
Remarks
locally common
Internet References
live adult images plus description, foodplants, flight dates, common name reference (Lynn Scott, Ontario)
live adult images (Larry Line, Maryland)