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Species Choristoneura rosaceana - Oblique-banded Leafroller - Hodges#3635

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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 Choristoneura
Species rosaceana (Oblique-banded Leafroller - Hodges#3635)
Hodges Number
Other Common Names
Rosaceous Leaf Roller
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Choristoneura rosaceana (Harris, 1841)
Junior Synonyms
Choristoneura vicariana (Walker, 1863)
Choristoneura gossypiana (Packard, 1869)

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.
Late April - October.
Larvae are pests of apples, also feed on holly, oaks, pines, roses and other woody plants.
Life Cycle
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
See Also
Other "bell-shaped" Leafrollers:
Print References
Covell, "Peterson's Field Guide to Eastern Moths" p. 419, pl. 59. (1)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - live & pinned images
BOLD Systems - pinned images of DNA supported specimens
LBAM Illustrated Fact Sheet- descriptions, pinned images and larva images
Mostly Moths of Maryland (photo of pinned specimen)
The Butterflies & Moths of Vancouver Island (photos of both caterpillar and adult)
E. H. Strickland Museum - descriptions & images
Works Cited
1.Peterson Field Guides: Eastern Moths
Charles V. Covell. 1984. Houghton Mifflin Company.