Identification: Similar to Archips argyrospila, but darker.
Wing Span: 1.8-2.0 cm
Life History: Females lay eggs in masses of approximately 60-80 individual eggs. Eggs overwinter and first instar larvae hatch the following spring. Larvae feed primarily on leaves and pupation occurs within the final larval feeding site
Flight: May to August
Caterpillar Hosts: Chapman and Lienk (1971) consider apple and hawthorn to be the primary larval hosts in the northeastern U.S.
Range: Maine, Michigan, and New York.
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Observation date: Jun 23, 2021
Submitted by: Mark Wheeler
Region: Washington County, Minnesota, United States