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Amorbia emigratella (Mexican Leaf-roller)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Mexican leaf-roller (Amorbia emigratella) is a moth of the Tortricidae family. Although it was described from Hawaii (where it is found on Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Maui and Hawaii), it is known to be a native of the southern United States, Mexico and Central America. The length of the forewings is 8–11 mm for males and 11.5–12 mm for females. Adults are pale yellow to brown and may be variably mottled with dark brown. There are multiple generations per year.
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Prey / Diet

Carica papaya (papaya)[1]
Citrus aurantium (myrtle-leaved orange tree)[1]
Ipomoea batatas ('uala)[1]
Lantana rugosa (bushy lippia)[1]
Macadamia integrifolia (macadamia nut)[1]
Nerium oleander (oleander)[1]
Persea americana (avocado)[1]
Solanum lycopersicum (Currant Tomato)[1]



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1HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
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