Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
FW in male has a costal
fold (See detail image
) from base to top of AM, where dark scale tufts lie flat, forming a dark spot, which is absent in similar species. HW pale orange-yellow in male; deep-yellow in female, but may have gray shading in the lower third. (1)
Common throughout eastern N. America.
Larvae are pests of apples, also feed on holly, oaks, pines, roses and other woody plants.
Two generations per year over the majority of its range, with one generation in northern areas and at higher elevations. Adults are present in late June - July and again in late August - September.
1. Eggs 2. 1st instar 3. Older larva 4. Pupa 5. Adult
Other "bell-shaped" Leafrollers:
Covell, "Peterson's Field Guide to Eastern Moths" p. 419, pl. 59. (1)
- pinned images of DNA supported specimens
LBAM Illustrated Fact Sheet
- descriptions, pinned images and larva images
Mostly Moths of Maryland
(photo of pinned specimen)
E. H. Strickland Museum
- descriptions & images