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Species Pandemis limitata - Three-lined Leafroller - Hodges#3594

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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 Pandemis
Species limitata (Three-lined Leafroller - Hodges#3594)
Hodges Number
3594
Identification
From E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum web site: "The forewing varies from light to dark brown with prominent dark brown markings. The basal, median and upper postmedian lines are distinct and sharply defined with pale edging. The hindwing is white, often with the lower half grey. The larva is green with a green or brown thoracic shield and head. Distinct spots may be present on the lateral parts of the thoracic shield."
Food
alders, apple, ashes, aspen, birches, elms, maples, oaks, and many other trees
See Also
Pandemis lamprosana - Paul Dennehy comments here, "The difference is in the dark patch near the FW apex. In limitata, the patch is a distinct crescent shape surrounded entirely by lighter color, but in lamprosana, the distal portion of the patch fades into the darker ground color toward the apex."
Print References
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, p. 152; plate 19, fig. 15. (1)