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Species Argyrotaenia alisellana - White-spotted Leafroller - Hodges#3624

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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 Argyrotaenia
Species alisellana (White-spotted Leafroller - Hodges#3624)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Argyrotaenia alisellana (Robinson, 1869)
Tortrix alisellana Robinson, 1869 (1)
Wingspan 18-25 mm.
Adult: forewing whitish with large irregular dark brown patch in median area; strands of brown project outward from patch to wing edges, leaving intervening whitish areas along costa and outer margin; hindwing white.
Heppner (2003) reported the range to include Quebec to Florida, Wisconsin to Texas. (2)
Type locality: Ohio.
Heppner (2003) reported May to June; October. (2)
The larvae feed on leaves of oak (Quercus).
Print References
Robinson, C.T., 1869. Notes on American Tortricidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 2: 267. (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.North American Moth Photographers Group