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Fruit-tree leafroller moth

Archips argyrospila

Description:

Leafrollers, the larvae of certain tortricid moths, often feed and pupate within the protection of rolled-up leaves. Several species can cause problems on fruit and ornamental trees in California. Not a problem necessarily in my garden, as it does minor destruction, and there are beauty's after all. Was resting on some wood, and made it's way to my hand.

Habitat:

Gardens,meadows

Notes:

In the family of tortricid moths. The length of the forewings is 6-10.2 mm for males and 8.5-11.7 mm for females.

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Saturniidae27
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Saturniidae27

Fort Worth, Texas, USA

Spotted on Apr 22, 2020
Submitted on Apr 24, 2020

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