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Archips fuscocupreanus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Tortricidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Archips
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Archips fuscocupreanus, the exotic leafroller moth or apple tortrix, is a species of moth of the Tortricidae family. It is found in China (Heilongjiang, Liaoning), South Korea, Japan and Russia (Primorye, Kuril Islands). It is an introduced species in the north-eastern United States, where it has been recorded from Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York and Rhode Island. It has also been recorded from Washington.

The wingspan is 16–22 mm for males and 20–24 mm for females. Adults have been recorded on wing from June to July in China.

The larvae feed on Acer, Alnus, Betula, Castanea, Diospyros, Erigeron, Fragaria, Glycine, Juglans, Malus, Morus, Phaseolus, Prunus, Pyrus, Quercus, Rosa, Rubus, Salix, Sorbus and Ulmus species.

References

Archips fuscocupreanus Wikipedia


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