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Species Sciota virgatella - Black-spotted Leafroller - Hodges#5797

Pyralid Moth - Sciota virgatella Black-spotted Leafroller - Sciota virgatella Black-spotted Leafroller- Hodges#5797 - Sciota virgatella Black-spotted Leafroller - Sciota virgatella Black-spotted Leafroller - Sciota virgatella black-spotted leafroller - Sciota virgatella Sciota virgatella Sciota maybe virgatella? - Sciota virgatella
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pyraloidea (Pyralid and Crambid Snout Moths)
Family Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Subfamily Phycitinae
Tribe Phycitini
No Taxon (Nephopteryx Series)
No Taxon (Sciota Group)
Genus Sciota
Species virgatella (Black-spotted Leafroller - Hodges#5797)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sciota virgatella (Clemens, 1860)
Pempelia virgatella Clemens, 1860
Pempelia contatella var. quinquepunctella Grote, 1880
Nephopterix virgatella
wingspan about 22 mm, based on photo by Jim Vargo at MPG
eastern United States and southern Ontario
Black Locust
Life Cycle
Larva; larva; larva; pupa; adult
page creation based on Brian Scholtens' identification of this image, as reported by Bob Patterson
Print References
Clemens, B. 1860: Contributions to American lepidopterology. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 12: 205
Grote, A. R. 1880: North American Phycidae. North American Entomologist. 1(7): 49-50. (Pempelia contatella var. quinquepunctella)