Archips argyrospila – Fruit-Tree Leafroller Moth

Family Tortricidae    Hodges # 3648

Caterpillar foods:  many plants including apple, pear, cherry, plum, elm, oak, alfalfa, beans, cedar, blueberries, onions.  Considered a crop pest of apples and pears.  (Bugguide)

This species is very varied in coloration, and may actually be several species.  (U of Alberta)

6/25/2011

 

6/20/2011

 

6/21/2011

 

7/3/2013

Archips argyrospila 7-3-13 1

 

7/3/2013

Archips argyrospila 7-3-13 2

 

5/27/2022 Larva found rolled in a leaf shelter on Green Ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica).  Reared on Green Ash.

 

6/1/2022

 

6/4/2022

 

6/10/2022

 

6/19/2022 Pupa with old larva head capsule

 

6/27/2022  Adult emerged and released

on Bugguide

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