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.


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.


Host plants[edit]