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Archips rileyanus

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

Archips rileyanus, the southern ugly-nest caterpillar moth, is a species of moth of the Tortricidae family. It is found in North America, where it has been recorded from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

The wingspan is 19–26 mm. Adults have been recorded on wing in March and from May to July.

The larvae feed on Aesculus (including Aesculus californica and Aesculus pavia), Carya, Cornus, Juglans, Prunus, Symphoricarpos and Vernonia species.

References

Archips rileyanus Wikipedia


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