Jack Pine Budworm Moth

Choristoneura pinus
Choristoneura pinus
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Choristoneura pinus, the jack pine budworm, is a moth of the family Tortricidae. The species was first described by Thomas Nesbitt Freeman in 1953. It is found in jack pine forests in Canada from Atlantic provinces to Cypress Hills on the Alberta-Saskatchewan border as well as northern United States from New England to the lake states. The wingspan is 18–24 mm for males and 15–28 mm for females. Adults are on wing from June to August. The larva feed on Pinus banksiana.

Jack Pine Budworm Moth

Choristoneura pinus

Is Jack Pine Budworm Moth harmful?

There is no data about harmful of this species. Don't forget to be careful.

Sientific classification

kingdom: Animalia
phylum: Arthropoda
class: Insecta
order: Lepidoptera
family: Tortricidae
genus: Choristoneura