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Archips asiaticus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Tortricidae
Genus  Archips
Order  Butterflies and moths
Class  Insecta
Phylum  Arthropoda
Rank  Species
People also search for  Archips, Butterflies and moths

Archips asiaticus, the groundnut leafroller, is a species of moth of the Tortricidae family. It is found in Russia (Siberia), Korea, Japan and China (Heilongjiang, Jilin, Beijing, Gansu, Shandong, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Anhui, Jiangxi, Hunan, Sichuan, Fujian).

The wingspan is about 18 mm. There are usually two to three generations per year with adults on wing from June to August. In Fujian, six generations per year have been recorded.

The larvae feed on the fruit and new leaves of Akebia quinata, Chloranthus serratus, Houttuynia cordata, Ipomoea aquatica, Malus baccata, Malus pumila, Prunus salicina, Prunus sargentii, Prunus tomentosa, Pyrus ussuriensis, Sinomenium acutum and Sorbus commixta. They have a dark green body and black head. The species overwinters in the larval stage.

References

Archips asiaticus Wikipedia


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