Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Hickory Shuckworm Moth
Cydia caryana (Fitch, 1856)


Family: Tortricidae
Subfamily: Olethreutinae
Identification:
Wing Span: 1.0-1.2 cm
Life History:
Flight:
Caterpillar Hosts: The primary hosts are pecan and hickory and the larvae feed mostly in the nut shucks, especially after shell hardening. The first generation larvae commonly feed and develop in phylloxera galls
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: Eastern North America
Conservation:
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