Species Details

Archips negundana

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SeasonalityJuly. IdentificationThe forewing is pale straw yellow with a pattern that varies from being almost absent to dominating the forewing. The markings are mostly light orange-brown, typically forming broad bands in the basal and median areas that slant towards the anal angle. The postmedian line is normally present as a square patch on the costa and variably continues towards the anal angle. Dark brown markings can be present in small patches in the outer middle part of the basal and median patches, rarely in other parts of the wing. The hindwing is immaculate white. The larva is uniformly pale green, the head is also pale but has some blackish near the ocelli. (MacKay 1962)

Scientific Name Archips negundana Habitat Most common in floodplains and river valleys where Manitoba Maple (Acer negundo) grows. Seasonality July. Identification
The forewing is pale straw yellow with a pattern that varies from being almost absent to dominating the forewing. The markings are mostly light orange-brown, typically forming broad bands in the basal and median…
The forewing is pale straw yellow with a pattern that varies from being almost absent to dominating the forewing. The markings are mostly light orange-brown, typically forming broad bands in the basal and median areas that slant towards the anal angle. The postmedian line is normally present as a square patch on the costa and variably continues towards the anal angle. Dark brown markings can be present in small patches in the outer middle part of the basal and median patches, rarely in other parts of the wing. The hindwing is immaculate white. The larva is uniformly pale green, the head is also pale but has some blackish near the ocelli. (MacKay 1962)
Life History The larva is a leafroller. (MacKay 1962) Conservation Not of concern. Localized outbreaks have occurred in Edmonton causing partial defoliation and extensive webbing on Manitoba Maple. Diet Info The larvae feed upon Manitoba Maple (Acer negundo), nettle (Urtica spp.), and honeysuckle (Lonicera spp.). (Freeman 1958; Razowski 1977) Range From southern British Columbia to southern Quebec, south to California and Florida.

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"Archips negundana, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-6232. Accessed 08 Dec. 2021.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

Kingdom Animalia Phylum Arthropoda Class Hexapoda Subclass Insecta Order Lepidoptera Suborder Ditrysia Superfamily Tortricoidea Family Tortricidae Subfamily Tortricinae Genus Archips Species Archips negundana
This hierarchy is created from our museum records, it may not always accurately reflect modern taxonomies.

Taxonomic Hierarchy for University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum