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Choristoneura pinus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Tortricidae
Scientific name  Choristoneura pinus
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Choristoneura
Rank  Species

Similar  Spruce budworm, Choristoneura conflictana, Choristoneura lambertiana, Choristoneura fumiferana, Archips cerasivorana

Choristoneura pinus, the jack pine budworm, is a moth of the family Tortricidae. It is found in jack pine forests in Canada from Atlantic provinces to Cypress Hills on the Alberta-Saskatchewan border as well as northern United States from New England to the lake states.

The wingspan is 18–24 mm for males and 15–28 mm for females. Adults are on wing from June to August.

The larva feed on Pinus banksiana.

Subspecies

  • Choristoneura pinus pinus
  • Choristoneura pinus maritima Freeman, 1967 (Pennsylvania)

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    References

    Choristoneura pinus Wikipedia


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