1Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of Guilan, P. O. Box: 41335-3179, Rasht, Iran.
2Insect Taxonomy Research Department, Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection, P. O. Box: 1454, Tehran 19395, Iran.
The cotton leaf roller moth, Haritalodes derogata (Fabricius, 1775) (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) was collected on two kinds of flowering shrubs, Hibiscus syriacus L. and Hibiscus mutabilis L., in Rasht, Guilan Province, during August 2013. This species represents a generic new record for the fauna of Iran. A brief description of the species is provided to facilitate the identification.