Choristoneura rosaceana

Choristoneura rosaceana

Obliquebanded Leafroller
Binomial:Choristoneura rosaceana
Order: Lepidoptera
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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References edit

  • Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs
  • W.T. Johnson & H.H. Lyon; et al. (1978). Insects That Feed on Trees and Shrubs (Fifth Edition ed.). John Wiley & Sons, New York. pp. 216–217. {{cite book}}: |edition= has extra text (help); Explicit use of et al. in: |last= (help)