Moths of North Carolina
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Choristoneura fractivittana (Clemens, 1865) - Broken-banded Leafroller Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Tortricoidea Family: TortricidaeSubfamily: TortricinaeTribe: ArchipiniP3 Number: 620297.00 MONA Number: 3632.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984); Beadle and Leckie (2012)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA                                                                                 
Adult Markings: Males have a small costal fold. Ground color of the forewing is dull olivaceous. The median band is well-defined but interrupted by a pale patch at the cell; the subterminal patch is usually also well-defined. The reticulated pattern, however, is weak, sometimes missing. Hindwings are gray with a pale costa (males) or costal half pale (females) (Forbes, 1923).
Wingspan: 18-28 mm (Forbes, 1923)
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable from good quality photos of unworn specimens.
Distribution in North Carolina
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County Map: Clicking on a county returns the records for the species in that county.
Flight Dates:
 High Mountains (HM) ≥ 4,000 ft.
 Low Mountains (LM) < 4,000 ft.
 Piedmont (Pd)
 Coastal Plain (CP)

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Status in North Carolina
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State Protection: Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.
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 Photo Gallery for Choristoneura fractivittana - Broken-banded Leafroller Moth

Photos: 30

Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2021-06-01
Cabarrus Co.
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Recorded by: tom ward on 2021-05-24
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: David L. Heavner on 2021-04-27
Chatham Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2021-04-27
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Erich Hofmann on 2021-04-15
New Hanover Co.
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Recorded by: Erich Hofmann on 2021-04-15
New Hanover Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall on 2020-06-12
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-05-01
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Erich Hofmann on 2020-04-24
Craven Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-04-18
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields on 2020-04-03
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel on 2019-05-31
Yancey Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-05-11
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-05-11
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2018-05-18
Buncombe Co.
Comment: Male, showing costal fold
Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2018-05-18
Buncombe Co.
Comment: Male, showing costal fold
Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-05-17
Madison Co.
Comment: Male, showing costal fold
Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-05-17
Madison Co.
Comment: Male, showing costal fold
Recorded by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn on 2017-05-02
Stokes Co.
Comment: Male, showing costal fold
Recorded by: B. Bockhahn; P. Scharf, L. Amos on 2015-05-12
Warren Co.
Comment: Male, showing costal fold
Recorded by: B. Bockhahn on 2015-04-23
Stokes Co.
Comment: Male, showing costal fold
Recorded by: Lenny Lampel on 2012-04-19
Mecklenburg Co.
Comment: Male, showing costal fold
Recorded by: T. DeSantis on 2011-04-29
Camden Co.
Comment: Male, showing costal fold
Recorded by: Lori Owenby on 2011-04-29
Catawba Co.
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Recorded by: Harry Wilson on 2011-04-27
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Lori Owenby on 2011-03-21
Catawba Co.
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Recorded by: Lori Owenby on 2011-03-21
Catawba Co.
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Recorded by: Lori Owenby on 2011-03-21
Catawba Co.
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Recorded by: Lori Owenby on 2011-03-21
Catawba Co.
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Recorded by: Harry Wilson on 2010-04-23
Wake Co.
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