Choristoneura rosaceana – Oblique-banded Leafroller Moth

Family Tortricidae   Hodges # 3635

Caterpillar foods: apple, holly, oaks, pine, roses, and other woody plants  (Bugguide) also birch, Ninebark (see below)

Here’s a link to information about how to tell this species apart from Archips purpurana.

Males of this species have a “costal fold” at the “shoulders”.



6/11/2016  male


6/5/2012  female

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Lifecycle – reared on birch (Betula papyrifera)

5/15/2022  Larva found in a shelter on a birch leaf.




6/10/2022 Newly formed pupa


6/20/2022  Adult emerged and was released


Lifecycle – reared on Ninebark (Physocarpus opulifolius)

6/8/2022 found on Ninebark


6/13/2022 Pupa


6/20/2022  Adult emerged and was released

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