Sumac Leaftier Moth

Episimus argutana
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Episimus argutana is a small moth belonging to the family Tortricidae. It is commonly found in temperate regions of North America. The adult moth has a wingspan of about 15-20 mm and is characterized by its brownish-gray coloration with intricate patterns on its wings. The larvae of Episimus argutana feed on various fruit crops, making it an important pest in agricultural settings.

Sumac Leaftier Moth

Episimus argutana
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tree pest
garden pest
crop pest

Scientific classification

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

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