Eupoecilia ambiguella

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Eupoecilia ambiguella
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Section: Cossina
Family: Tortricidae
Genus: Eupoecilia
Species: E. ambiguella
Binomial name
Eupoecilia ambiguella
(Hübner, 1796)[1]
Synonyms
  • Tinea ambiguella Hubner, [1796]
  • Tinea omphaciella Faure-Bignet de Simonest, 1801
  • Tortrix roserana Frolich, 1828
  • Clysia turbinaris Meyrick, 1928

The Vine Moth (Eupoecilia ambiguella) is a moth of the family Tortricidae. It is found in Europe, China (Anhui, Fujian, Gansu, Guizhou, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Sichuan, Tianjin, Xinjiang, Yunnan, Zhejiang), India, Japan, Korea, Mongolia and the Russian Far East.[2]

The wingspan is 12–15 mm. The moth flies from May to August.

The larvae mainly feed on Dogwood, Rhamnus frangula, Hedera helix, Rhamnus cathartica, Grape and Honeysuckle. The species is considered a pest for grapes.

References[edit]

  1. ^ tortricidae.com
  2. ^ Zhang, Xu & Hou-Hun Li, 2008, Zootaxa 1692: 55-68 [1]

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