Cacoecimorpha

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Cacoecimorpha
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Tortricidae
Tribe: Archipini
Genus: Cacoecimorpha
Obraztsov, 1954
Species: C. pronubana
Binomial name
Cacoecimorpha pronubana
(Hübner, 1799)
Synonyms
  • Tortrix pronubana Hübner, [1796-1799]
  • Tortrix ambustana Frolich, in Geyer & Hübner, 1830
  • Tortrix hermineana Duponchel, in Godart, 1834
  • Tortrix herminiana Duponchel, in Godart, 1834
  • Tortrix insolatana Lucas, 1848
  • Tortrix musculana obsoletana Strand, 1901 (form)
  • Tortrix perochreana Herrich-Schäffer, 1856

Cacoecimorpha is a monotypic moth genus of the Tortricidae family. Cacoecimorpha pronubana—the carnation tortrix—is its sole species and is found in Europe, North Africa, South Africa, Anatolia and North America.

Larva
Pupa

The wingspan is 18–22 mm for females and 15–17 mm for males. Adults are on wing from May to June and again from August to September depending on the location.

The larvae feed on a wide variety of deciduous trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants. It can become a pest on olive trees and avocados.

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