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Genus Argyrotaenia

Caterpillar in pine needle house - Argyrotaenia pinatubana pupa from a white pine - Argyrotaenia quercifoliana Pine Tube Moth shelter? - Argyrotaenia pinatubana Oak Leafroller larva - Argyrotaenia quercifoliana Moth on inflorescences of giant ragweed - Argyrotaenia velutinana Moth on inflorescences of giant ragweed - Argyrotaenia velutinana Needle-tubes, Pinus - Argyrotaenia pinatubana Moth on inflorescences of giant ragweed - Argyrotaenia velutinana
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Tortricoidea (Tortricid Moths)
Family Tortricidae (Tortricid Moths)
Subfamily Tortricinae
Tribe Archipini
Genus Argyrotaenia
Explanation of Names
from the Greek "argyros" (silver) + "tainia" (a ribbon or tape) [Webster's New Universal Unabridged Dictionary, 1983]
Numbers
35 species in North America; 36 species are listed at All-Leps, but 1 of those (cockerellana) was transferred to genus Diedra by Rubinoff and Powell in 1999 - see Diedra genus page
Print References
Rubinoff, D. and J.A. Powell. 1999. Description of Diedra, new genus (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Tortricinae: Archipini), and three new species, based on phylogenetic analysis. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 92:4. pp. 473-487.
Internet References
pinned adult images of 16 species plus photos of related taxa (Moth Photographers Group)
placement of 2 Argyrotaenia species in genus Diedra; article abstract (D. Rubinoff and J.A. Powell, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France)