Archips fervidana

Archips fervidana

Scientific classification

Kingdom:
Animalia

Phylum:
Arthropoda

Class:
Insecta

Order:
Lepidoptera

Family:
Tortricidae

Genus:
Archips

Species:
A. fervidana

Binomial name

Archips fervidana
(Clemens, 1860)[1][2]

Synonyms

Lozotaenia fervidana Clemens, 1860
Tortrix palludana Beutenmuller, 1892
Tortrix paludana Robinson, 1869

Archips fervidana, the oak webworm moth, is a moth of the Tortricidae family. It is found from Maine and Quebec to North Carolina, west to Wisconsin and Arkansas.[3]

Damage

The wingspan is 18–25 mm. The forewings are orange and grey, with a median band of orange that includes two dark brown blotches. Beyond this median band, there is a band of dark grey followed by several grey lines near the apex. The fringe is dirty beige.[4]
The larvae feed on Carya and Quercus species.
References[edit]

^ tortricidae.com
^ mothphotographersgroup
^ Butterflies and Moths of North America
^ Lynn Scott’s Lepidoptera Index

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