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Species Archips grisea - Hodges#3660

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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 Archips
Species grisea (Archips grisea - Hodges#3660)
Hodges Number
Other Common Names
Black Shield Leafroller
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Archips grisea (Robinson, 1869)
Tortrix grisea Robinson, 1869 (1)
Cacoecia brauniana Kearfott, 1907 (2)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet is Latin meaning "grey."
Wingspan 27 mm. (1)
Forewing length: 7.5-9 mm (male), 8-11 mm (female). (3)
Adult: FW brownish gray, with dark-brown to black markings that are more prominently expressed in the male. HW uniform gray. Males have a FW costal fold. (3)

Eastern United States, from Maine south to Texas. (3)
Type locality: Ohio.
Larvae feed on hickory, coneflower, oak, hawthorn, apple, pear and chokecherry. (3)
See Also
Archips grisea is unlikely to be confused with other native Nearctic Archips. (3)
Print References
Robinson, C.T., 1869. Notes on American Tortricidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 2: 268. (1)
Works Cited
1.Notes on American Tortricidae.
Coleman T. Robinson. 1869. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 2: 261-288.
2.New North American Tortricidae.
William Dunham Kearfott. 1907. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 33(1): 1-97.
3.Tortricids of Agricultural Importance
Todd M. Gilligan and Marc E. Epstein.