Choristoneura rosaceana

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Choristoneura rosaceana

Obliquebanded Leafroller
Type: Insect
Binomial: Choristoneura rosaceana
Family: Tortridae
Order: Lepidoptera
Metamorphosis: Complest
Damaging stages: Larval

The Obliquebanded Leafroller is a pest of orchard crops and many ornamentals. It is native to North America, but has been accidentally introduced into other parts of the world.

Description[edit]

Leafrolling Caterpillars are green with black heads, adults are small, light brown moths.

Symptoms and Signs[edit]

Rolled, tied and chewed leaves, minor feeding on fruits. Damage can be extensive on rosaceous plants.

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