Nantucket Pine Tip Moth Rhyacionia frustrana Comstock, 1880    Synonyms: Hodges #2882, Retinia frustrana.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Lepidoptera   >   Family Tortricidae   >   Genus Rhyacionia   

Status:

Apparently a major pest of pine plantations. It has also been accidentally introduced to West Coast pine plantations via shipments from the East Coast.

Relationships:

Larval host plants include Table Mountain Pine, Loblolly Pine, and other pines (Gilligan, Wright, & Gibson, 2008).

There are 59 records in the project database.

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A Nantucket Pine Tip Moth in Worcester Co., Maryland (3/25/2015). Photo by Mike Burchett. (MBP list)

A Nantucket Pine Tip Moth in Worcester Co., Maryland (3/25/2015). Photo by Mike Burchett. (MBP list)

A Nantucket Pine Tip Moth in Cecil Co., Maryland (7/8/2015). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Shannon Schade. (MBP list)

Nantucket Pine Tip Moth in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/21/2022). (c) Timothy Reichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

A Nantucket Pine Tip Moth in Dorchester Co., Maryland (6/6/2019). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Nantucket Pine Tip Moth in Worcester Co., Maryland (5/20/2014). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A Nantucket Pine Tip Moth in Worcester Co., Maryland (7/19/2014). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

Nantucket Pine Tip Moth in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/6/2019). (c) Timothy Reichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

A Nantucket Pine Tip Moth in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/28/2015). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

A Nantucket Pine Tip Moth in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/28/2015). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

A Nantucket Pine Tip Moth in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/30/2013). Determined by Ken Childs/BAMONA. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

Nantucket Pine Tip Moth in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/7/2019). (c) Timothy Reichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

A Nantucket Pine Tip Moth in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/2/2007). Photo by Bob Patterson. (MBP list)

Nantucket Pine Tip Moth in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/7/2019). (c) Timothy Reichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)


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