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Species Cenopis pettitana - Maple-Basswood Leafroller - Hodges#3725

White moth on Basswood - Cenopis pettitana A Tortricid sp. - Cenopis pettitana Tortricidae: Cenopis pettitana - Cenopis pettitana Maple-basswood Leafroller - Cenopis pettitana 3015486 Pyralid? - Cenopis pettitana 9047120 tORT - Cenopis pettitana Cenopis pettitana - male Unidentified - Cenopis pettitana - male
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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 Cenopis
Species pettitana (Maple-Basswood Leafroller - Hodges#3725)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cenopis pettitana (Robinson, 1869)
Tortrix pettitana Robinson, 1869 (1)
Sparganothis acerivorana MacKay, 1952
Cenopis acerivorana
Explanation of Names
Named in honor insect collector Johnson Pettit (died 1898) of Buffalo, New York, who collected the first specimens. (1)
Wingspan 23-28 mm. (1)
Heppner (2003) reported the range to include eastern North America, Nova Scotia to Florida, Saskatchewan to Texas. (2)
Beadle & Leckie (2012) listed on the checklist for the NE. (3)
The main flight period appears to be May to September.
Heppner (2003) reported April to June in Florida. (2)
Heppner (2003) listed the following host plants. (2)
Acer sp. (maple).
Alnus sp. (alder).
Betula sp. (birch).
Populus sp. (poplar)
Quercus sp. (oak).
Tilia sp. (lime)
Ulmus americanus L. (American elm).
Life Cycle
one generation per year
eggs; larva; yellow adult; white adult
Print References
Powell, J.A. & J.W. Brown, 2012. The Moths of North America, Fascicle 8.1. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p. 94; pl. D.2-8. (4)
Robinson, C.T., 1869. Notes on American Tortricidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 2: 269. (1)
Works Cited
1.Notes on American Tortricidae.
Coleman T. Robinson. 1869. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 2: 261-288.
2.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.
3.Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America
David Beadle and Seabrooke Leckie. 2012. Houghton Mifflin.
4.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.
5.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.Butterflies of North America