Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Archips xylosteana (Linnaeus, 1758)
Phalaena (Tortrix) xylosteana
Linnaeus, 1758 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet for the host plant. Linnaeus stated "habitat in Xylosteo
," today likely meaning fly honeysuckle
Introduced from Europe, Asia, Africa.
Larvae are leafrollers of orchard, ornamental, and forest trees and crops, especially damages oak, maple, ash, elm, linden, dogwood, and fruit plants in the family Rosaceae such as apple and cherry.