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621372.003486Cydia toreuta (Grote, 1873) – Eastern Pine Seedworm Moth

Nolie Schneider
Field Marks:
See TortAI species page at
Genitalia: See TortAI species page at
Similar Species:
  • 3487 Cydia ingens has a broken pm. fascia.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Penthina toreuta Grote, 1873
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • 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
  • Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 183.303. (out of print)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Cydia toreuta
Jason Dombroskie
Cydia toreuta
Nolie Schneider
Cydia toreuta
Nolie Schneider
Cydia toreuta
13mm – Jim Vargo

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