Spruce seed moth

Spruce seed moth - Larva in its gallery into the cone
  • Latin name: Cydia strobilella Linnaeus
  • French name: Tordeuse des graines de l'épinette
  • Order: Lepidoptera
  • Family: Tortricidae
  • Synonym(s): Laspeyresia youngana (Kearfott),
    Cydia youngana (Kearfott)
Description

Micro-habitat(s)

Cone

Canadian Forest Service Publications

Spruce seed moth

Diet and feeding behaviour

  • Cone-feeding : Feeds exclusively on the seeds and cones of conifers
Information on host(s)

Main host(s)

White spruce

Photos
  • Spruce seed moth Larva in its gallery into the cone
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