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Species Pandemis cerasana - Hodges#3592

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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 Pandemis
Species cerasana (Pandemis cerasana - Hodges#3592)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pandemis cerasana (Hübner, 1786)
Phalaena (Tortrix) cerasana Hübner, 1786
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin cerasus meaning "cherry tree." Hübner notes that the larvae hatch just as the new leaves unfold on the cherry trees.
Forewing length 8-12 mm. (1)
Widely distributed in the Palearctic from Western Europe to Asia. In North America it has been introduced to the Pacific Northwest. The first North American records are from British Columbia in 1965. (1)
Wide host range from ornamentals to fruit trees. See list at TortAI. (1)
Life Cycle
See TortAI. (1)
See Also
Choristoneura rosaceana - Oblique-banded Leafroller Moth, very similar
Print References
Hübner, J., 1786. Beiträge zur Geschichte der Schmetterlinge, p.14; Pl.2, f.1-3.
Works Cited
1.Tortricids of Agricultural Importance
Todd M. Gilligan and Marc E. Epstein.