Archips fervidana

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Archips fervidana
Archips fervidana larva.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Tortricidae
Genus: Archips
Species: A. fervidana
Binomial name
Archips fervidana
(Clemens, 1860)[1][2]
Synonyms
  • Lozotaenia fervidana Clemens, 1860
  • Tortrix palludana Beutenmuller, 1892
  • Tortrix paludana Robinson, 1869

Archips fervidana, the oak webworm moth, is a moth of the family Tortricidae. It is found from Maine and Quebec to North Carolina, west to Wisconsin and Arkansas.[3]

Damage

The wingspan is 18–25 mm. The forewings are orange and grey, with a median band of orange that includes two dark brown blotches. Beyond this median band, there is a band of dark grey followed by several grey lines near the apex. The fringe is dirty beige.[4]

The larvae feed on Carya and Quercus species.

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