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Species Amorbia humerosana - White-lined Leafroller - Hodges#3748

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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 Sparganothini
Genus Amorbia
Species humerosana (White-lined Leafroller - Hodges#3748)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Amorbia humerosana Clemens, 1860 (1)
There are 7 described species of the genus Amorbia north of Mexico. (2)
Wingspan 21-30 mm.
Adult - forewing pale gray flecked with black; dark gray triangular area extends from costa to inner margin, mid-way along wing; area along inner margin shaded with brown, sometimes faded.
Heppner (2003) reported the range to include Nova Scotia to Florida, British Columbia to Texas. (3)
Heppner (2003) reported January to April, June, October to December. (3)
Heppner (2003) listed many host plants. (3)
Abies balsamea
Alnus sp.
Betula sp.
Larix laricina
Malus sp.
Picea sp.
Pinus sp.
Populus sp.
Salix sp.
Thuja occidentalis
Tsuga sp.
Ulmus sp.

Reported feeding on poison ivy (Toxicodendron radicans) Illinois Wildflowers
Print References
Clemens, B., 1860. Contributions to American Lepidopterology. — No. 6. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 12, p. 352. (1)
Covell Jr., C.V., Peterson Field Guides: Eastern Moths. Houghton Mifflin Company, p. 422; plate 60 (4)
Powell, J.A. & J.W. Brown, 2012. The Moths of North America, Fascicle 8.1. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, p. 32; pl. A, figs. 16-20. (5)
Works Cited
1.Contributions to American lepidopterology - No. 6.
Brackenridge Clemens. 1860. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 12: 345-362.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.
4.Peterson Field Guides: Eastern Moths
Charles V. Covell. 1984. Houghton Mifflin Company.
5.The Moths of North America north of Mexico Fascicle 8.1 Sparganothini and Atteriini
Jerry A. Powell & John W. Brown. 2012. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems