Choristoneura hebenstreitella

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Choristoneura hebenstreitella
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C. hebenstreitella
Binomial name
Choristoneura hebenstreitella
(Müller, 1764)[1]
Synonyms
  • Phalaena Tinea hebenstreitella Müller, 1764
  • Phalaena Tortrix pyrana Villers, 1789
  • Tortrix sorbiana Hübner, [1796-1799]

Choristoneura hebenstreitella, the mountain-ash tortricid, is a moth of the family Tortricidae. It is found in Western Europe, Central Europe, the Near East and Iran.[2]

The wingspan is 19–30 mm. The moth flies from May to July.

The larvae feed on species from the genera Betula, Malus, Prunus, Pyrus and Quercus.

References[edit]

  1. ^ tortricidae.com
  2. ^ Alipanah, Helen, 2009: A brief study on the tribes Tortricini and Archipini (Lepidoptera: Tortricinae) from Iran. Entomofauna Band 30, Heft 10: 137-152.

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