Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Oak Leafroller Moth
Archips semiferana (Walker, 1863)

Family: Tortricidae
Subfamily: Tortricinae
Identification: forewing light yellowish-brown to reddish-brown with pale patches along costa; hindwing pale grayish-brown with whitish fringe
Wing Span: 1.7-2.2 cm
Life History:
Caterpillar Hosts: oak (Quercus spp.) and sometimes witchhazel (Hamamelis spp.) or apple (Malus spp.)
Adult Food:
Range: Eastern United States and southeastern Canada
Management Needs:
Comments: NULL

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