Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Fruit-tree Leafroller Moth
Archips argyrospila (Walker, 1863)

Family: Tortricidae
Subfamily: Tortricinae
Identification: Forewing cream and yellow, heavily mottled with reddish to blackish brown. Two whitish costal spots are sharpest markings. Hindwing dark gray.
Wing Span: 1.4-2.4 cm.
Life History: Larva is a pest of apple and pear.
Flight: June-mid August.
Caterpillar Hosts: Apple, pear, apricot, cherries, peaches, plums, alfalfa, beans, blueberries, cedar, grapes, elms, oaks, onions, and Prunus species.
Adult Food:
Range: Throughout eastern North America.
Management Needs:
Comments: NULL