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Platynota flavedana

Synonyms: Tortrix concursana; Tortrix laterana

Wikipedia Abstract

Platynota flavedana, the Black-shaded Platynota Moth, is a species of moth of the Tortricidae family. It is found from Minnesota to Maine, south to North Carolina and west to Arizona.The length of the forewings is 5-6.5 mm for males and 6-8.5 mm for females. Adults are sexually dimorphic. The forewings of the males are dark purplish brown basally and yellowish to orangish brown apically. Females have brown to orangish brown forewings with dark-brown to purplish-brown markings.
View Wikipedia Record: Platynota flavedana

Prey / Diet

Cecropia polystachya (Trumpet tree)[1]
Dianthus caryophyllus (carnation)[1]
Gossypium herbaceum (Levant cotton)[1]
Gossypium thurberi (Thurber's cotton)[1]
Malachra alceifolia (malachra)[1]
Malus pumila (Common apple)[1]
Prunus persica (peach)[1]
Spondias mombin (hogplum)[1]
Vanilla planifolia (Flat-leaved Vanilla)[1]



Attributes / relations provided by
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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