Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cydia caryana (Fitch, 1856)
Ephippiphora caryana Fitch, 1856
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet for the host plant genus (Carya).
Eastern North America (1)
Also, se. New Mexico - Purdue survey
The primary hosts are pecan and hickory and the larvae feed mostly in the nut shucks, especially after shell hardening. The first generation larvae commonly feed and develop in phylloxera galls.
Fitch, A., 1856. Third report on the noxious and other insects of the state of New York. Transactions of the New-York State Agricultural Society