Moths of North Dakota

Gracillariidae: Gracillariinae

Caloptilia negundella (Chambers 1876)

Common name: Boxelder leafroller.

Hodges #: 615.

Identification: Rfw 5.5 mm, vertex smooth scaled, labial palpi upturned, each segment nearly straight, proboscis without scales, fw pattern of purple-brown and yellow.

Similar species: 630.

Distribution: Southern Canada and U. S. west of Mississippi, east into Ohio.

Host: Larvae are leaf miners on Acer negundo L. Boxelder.


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ND, Cass Co., north Fargo.  30- VI- 1994, yard lt. coll. D. Rider.


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Last updated: 03/27/02

Gerald M. Fauske
Research Specialist
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Fargo, ND 58105

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