Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
, 1859. Taxonomic notes:
According to ITIS, four North American species formerly placed in Choristoneura are now placed in the genus Archips. These are:
(Jack Pine Budworm)
According to All-Leps and almost every other source (based on Internet searches), these species are still in the genus Choristoneura, so they're being left here for now.
The Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011, places these species in Choristoneura while itis.gov continues to place them in Archips.
lists 17 North American species, 4 of which are considered by ITIS to be species of Archips
, namely: fractivittana, fumiferana, lambertiana,
. See Synonyms section above.
pinned adult images
of 12 species by Jim Vargo (Moth Photographers Group)