The life history, developmental stages, behavior, and geographical distribution of Lilhophane antennata (Walker) are described. This species overwinters in the adult stage and has 1 generation per year. Head-capsule measurements of larvae indicate 6 stages. The species ranges from Nova Scotia westward to California southward to south Carolina and northward to southern Canada. L. antennata has a wide range of hosts including fruit, shade, and forest trees the species is most notorious as an apple pest.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: April 16, 1973
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