Supriya Ghosh

Archips eleagnanus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Tortricidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Archips

Archips eleagnanus is a species of moth of the family Tortricidae. It is found in North America, where it has been recorded from Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Wyoming and New Mexico. The habitat consists of prairies and montane areas.

The wingspan is about 20 mm. The colour of the forewings varies from greyish olive to greyish red. The hindwings are grey. Adults are on wing from the end of June to early August.

The larvae feed on Eleagnus species.

References

Archips eleagnanus Wikipedia


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