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Planotortrix excessana (Greenheaded leafroller)

Synonyms: Teras biguttana

Wikipedia Abstract

The Greenheaded leafroller (Planotortrix excessana) is a moth of the Tortricidae family. It is native to New Zealand and is an introduced species in Hawaii.The wingspan is 16–30 mm. There are several generations per year.The larvae feed on many forest, orchard and garden shrubs and trees. It prefers trees with broad leaves or needles and its hosts include Eucalyptus species, Sequoia sempervirens, Pinus species (including Pinus radiata) and Pseudotsuga menziesii. It is a major pest of apples.
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Prey / Diet

Acer pseudoplatanus (sycamore)[1]
Actinidia chinensis var. hispida (Chinese Gooseberry)[1]
Alnus glutinosa (European alder)[1]
Castanea sativa (European chestnut)[1]
Citrus japonica (sour orange)[1]
Citrus limon (lemon)[1]
Cordyline indivisa (Cabbage Tree)[1]
Cytisus scoparius (Broomtops)[1]
Dendrocnide meyeniana[1]
Dicksonia squarrosa (rough tree fern)[1]
Diospyros kaki (japanese persimmon)[2]
Fuchsia excorticata[1]
Griselinia littoralis (New Zealand broadleaf)[1]
Ileostylus micranthus (Mistletoe)[1]
Lonicera japonica (Chinese honeysuckle)[1]
Malus pumila (Common apple)[2]
Melicytus ramiflorus subsp. ramiflorus[1]
Peraxilla colensoi[1]
Peraxilla tetrapetala[1]
Pinus radiata (Monterey pine)[2]
Plantago lanceolata (narrowleaf plantain)[2]
Populus nigra (Lombardy poplar)[2]
Prunus armeniaca (apricot)[2]
Prunus domestica (plum)[1]
Prunus laurocerasus (Cherry laurel)[1]
Prunus persica (peach)[2]
Pseudowintera colorata[1]
Ribes nigrum (European black currant)[1]
Rumex oblongifolius (bluntleaf dock)[1]
Salix fragilis (crack willow)[1]
Thuja plicata (Pacific Red-cedar)[2]
Trifolium repens (Ladino Clover)[1]
Ulex europaeus (common gorse)[1]



Attributes / relations provided by
1New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Plant-SyNZ™ database
2HOSTS - 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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