Woodgrain Leafroller Moth

Pandemis lamprosana
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Pandemis lamprosana, the woodgrain leafroller moth, is a species of moth of the family Tortricidae. It is found in North America, where it has been recorded from the north-eastern United States, Quebec and Ontario. The length of the forewings is 8-10.5 mm for males and 9.5–12 mm for females. The forewings are light brown with fasciate markings. The hindwings are white to light grey. Adults are on wing from late June to July in one generation per year. The larvae feed on the leaves of various deciduous trees, including Acer rubrum, Acer saccharinum, Acer spicatum, Betula alleghaniensis, Betula papyrifera, Ostrya virginiana, Gleditsia triacanthos, Fagus species, Quercus species (including Quercus rubra), Hamamelis species, Sassafras species, Fraxinus species (including Fraxinus americana), Platanus species, Prunus virginiana, Populus tremuloides, Tilia americana, Ulmus americana and Ulmus rubra. Full-grown larvae reach a length of about 20 mm. They are uniform green. The species overwinters as a third instar larva. Pupation takes place at the final larval feeding site.

Woodgrain Leafroller Moth

Pandemis lamprosana
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tree pest
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Scientific classification

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

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