Omnivorous Leafroller

3658 - Archips purpurana - Omnivorous Leafroller

Omnivorous Leafroller
Archips purpurana
Hodges #3658
Variety of habitats, but esp. scrubby fields.
Flies late spring through summer.

4 responses to “Omnivorous Leafroller

  1. Wow, that’s a weird-looking moth!

    • I love the shape of them. There’re a couple in the genus Archips that have that intriguing and distinctive shape to their wing, but only in this species is it so pronounced. They’re small, less than half an inch long.

  2. Handsome! Looks as tho’ he’s cloaked in a wizard’s robe!

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