Girish Mahajan

Archips infumatanus

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

Archips infumatanus, the smoked leafroller moth or hickory webworm, is a species of moth of the Tortricidae family. It is found in North America, where it has been recorded from Quebec and Ontario south to Florida and west to Texas and Iowa.

The wingspan is 17–21 mm. The forewings are brown with a large blackish patch in the median area and smaller patches in the basal and subterminal areas. The hindwings are greyish-brown, but paler towards the base. Adults are on wing from June to July.

The larvae feed on Juglans and Carya species.

References

Archips infumatanus Wikipedia


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