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Planotortrix excessana (Greenheaded leafroller)

Synonyms: Teras biguttana

Wikipedia Abstract

Planotortrix excessana, the greenheaded leafroller, is a moth of the family Tortricidae. 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. They feed on leaves, buds, and soft stems under a webbing of silk and foliage.
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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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