Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Upcoming Events

BugGuide is a National Moth Week Partner. How to add your National Moth Week 2021 photos. July 17-25.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

National Moth Week 2020 photos of insects and people.

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Previous events


Species Cydia prosperana - Hodges#3476

Tortricid Moth - Cydia prosperana Cydia prosperana Cydia prosperana Moth 5-17-10 01 - Cydia prosperana Tortricid Moth - Cydia prosperana Cydia prosperana from Tilden Regional Park, Berkeley, CA - Cydia prosperana Cydia prosperana Tortricidae: Cydia prosperana - Cydia prosperana
Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both
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 Olethreutinae
Tribe Grapholitini
Genus Cydia
Species prosperana (Cydia prosperana - Hodges#3476)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cydia prosperana (Kearfott, 1907)
Enarmonia prosperana Kearfott, 1907 (1)
Grapholitha succedana Walsingham, 1879
Grapholitha prosperana
Laspeyresia prosperana
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin prospera meaning "prosperous."
Wingspan 13-17 mm. (1)
Records from Alaska, British Columbia and California east to Colorado. (2), (1)
Described material: Wellington, British Columbia (Taylor and Bryant); Vernon, BC (Venables); San Luis Obispo, CA (Vachell).
Larval hosts are bush lupines. (1)
Print References
Kearfott, W.D., 1907. New micro-leidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist 39(4): 128. (1)
Works Cited
1.New micro-leidoptera
W.D. Kearfott. 1907. The Canadian Entomologist 39(1-6): 1-9, 53-60, 77-84, 121-128, 153-160, 211-212.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group