Xenotemna pallorana

620372.00 — 3693 — Xenotemna pallorana (Robinson, 1869)

Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:
Trifolium (?)

Larvae feed primarily on alfalfa and clover but are polyphagous on a variety of plants and trees, including pine.


  • Species Page at Moth Photographers Group
  • 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 idtools.org.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 19.17f; p. 152. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide