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51a0255 – 3597   Argyrotaenia velutinana (Walker, 1863)
             Red-banded Leafroller

Jerry Armstrong
Field Marks:
See TortAI species page at
Genitalia: See TortAI species page at
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Cacoecia velutinana Walker, 1863
Tortrix incertana Clemens, 1865
Tortrix lutosana Clemens, 1865
Cacoecia triferana Walker, 1863
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Gilligan, T. M. & M. E. Epstein, 2014. Tortricids of Agricultural Importance to the United States (TortAI). Identification Technology Program (ITP), USDA/APHIS/PPQ/CPHST, Fort Collins, CO, species page at
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Argyrotaenia velutinana
Bob Patterson - f.
Argyrotaenia velutinana
Bob Patterson - m.
Argyrotaenia velutinana
Mark Dreiling - DNA - f.
Argyrotaenia velutinana
Nolie Schneider
Argyrotaenia velutinana
Larry Line
Argyrotaenia velutinana
Lynette Schimming
Argyrotaenia velutinana
Mark Dreiling
Argyrotaenia velutinana
David Reed
Argyrotaenia velutinana
- 15mm – Jim Vargo
Argyrotaenia velutinana
- 15mm – Jim Vargo
Argyrotaenia velutinana
20mm – Jim Vargo
Argyrotaenia velutinana
18mm – U. S. National Museum
Argyrotaenia velutinana
17mm – U. S. National Museum

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