Forest Pests of North America
Native and Non-native insects, diseases, and weeds of urban, managed, and natural forests


maple twig borer
Proteoteras aesculana Riley



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maple twig borer
Proteoteras aesculana
Damage
James Solomon


Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Tortricoidea
Family: Tortricidae
Subfamily: Olethreutinae
Tribe: Eucosmini
Genus: Proteoteras

Other System Links

NPDN Pest: ITBUCZA


Synonyms and Other Names

Other Common Names:
maple shoot borer, buckeye/horsechesnut petiole borer, buckeye leaf stem borer

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References

Common Name Reference: Solomon JD. 1995. Guide to insect borers in North American broadleaf trees and shrubs. Agric. Handbk. 706. Washington, DC: USDA Forest Service: 3-212.
Scientific Name Reference: R.W. Poole and P. Gentili, Nomina Insecta Nearctica. 1996. Nomina insecta nearctica: a checklist of the insects of North America. Vol. 3. Rockville (MD): Entomological Information Services. Available at URL: http://www.nearctica.com/nomina/main.htm