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Species Argyrotaenia juglandana - Hickory Leafroller - Hodges#3622

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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 juglandana (Hickory Leafroller - Hodges#3622)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Argyrotaenia juglandana (Fernald, 1879)
Tortrix (Lophoderus) juglandana Fernald, 1879 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet for a host plant (hickory, in family Juglandaceae).
Wingspan: Males 15-20 mm, Females 20-26 mm. (1)
Adult - forewing brown with two darker brown diagonal lines across wing; small pale spot at base of wing touches small pale spot at tip of thorax to form conspicuous pale patch when wings are held together at rest; hindwing pale gray or dirty white.
Southern Quebec and Ontario to Florida, west to Texas and Minnesota. (2)
Deciduous woodlands and parks containing hickory; adults are nocturnal and come to light.
Larvae roll the leaves of hickory (Carya, Juglandaceae), including bitternut hickory (Carya cordiformis) and shagbark hickory (Carya ovata), and have also been recorded on plum (Prunus), Rosaceae) and Viburnum, Caprifoliaceae. (3)
Life Cycle
Pupate beneath the bark on the tree's trunk.(4)
Print References
Fernald, C.H., 1879. Tortricidae. The Canadian Entomologist 11(8): 155. (1)
Works Cited
Charles Henry Fernald. 1879. The Canadian Entomologist 11(8): 155-158.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database
4.Eastern Forest Insects
Whiteford L. Baker. 1972. U.S. Department of Agriculture · Forest Service.