Archips purpurana – Omnivorous Leafroller

Hodges # 3658

Caterpillar foods: apple, blueberry, geranium, goldenrod, sassafras, strawberry, violets, willow, and other plants  (Bugguide)

The colors and patterns of this species vary a lot.  Here’s a link to an explanation of some key characters that help distinguish it from other similar species.

7/8/2011

Archips purpurana 7-8-11 3

 

7/8/2011

Archips purpurana 7-8-11 2

 

8/4/2013

Archips purpurana Omnivorous Leafroller 8-4-13 1