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Argyrotaenia montezumae

Synonyms: Tortrix impositana

Wikipedia Abstract

Argyrotaenia montezumae is a species of moth of the Tortricidae family. It is found in Guatemala, Mexico and the United States, where it has been recorded from Arizona and New Mexico. The wingspan is 16–20 mm. The ground color of the forewings is ocherous with pale orange-ocherous markings. The hindwings are shining white. Adults have been recorded on wing in July and August. The larvae feed on Eupatorium species, Parthenium hysterophorus, Persea americana, Lilium longiflorum var. eximium and Gossypium herbaceum.
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Prey / Diet

Gossypium herbaceum (Levant cotton)[1]
Pinus hartwegii (Hartweg's pine)[1]
Pinus montezumae (Montezuma pine)[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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