Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Oak Webworm Moth
Archips fervidana (Clemens, 1860)


Family: Tortricidae
Subfamily: Tortricinae
Identification: Forewing orangish brown with gray in outer 1/4. Look for a dark triangle formed by two costal and one median dark brown to blackish spot. Hindwing dark gray.
Wing Span: 1.8-2.5 cm.
Life History:
Flight: Mid-June - early September.
Caterpillar Hosts: Hickories and oaks.
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: Maine and Quebec to North Carolina, west to Wisconsin and Arkansas.
Conservation:
NCGR:
Management Needs:
Comments: NULL