Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Carcina quercana (Fabricius, 1775)
Pyralis quercana Fabricius, 1775
Tortrix fagana Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775
Tinea cancella Hübner, 
Lampros faganella Treitschke, 1833
Carcina purpurana Millière, 1874
* phylogenetic sequence #030700
Explanation of Names
From host plant Quercus (Oak).
Adult - smallish, brightly colored, with noticeably long antennae.
Europe, Asia Minor, Vancouver Island. BugGuide records from British Columbia and Washington. (1)
Various deciduous trees, including oak (Quercus) and beech (Fagus) and apple.
Clarke, J.F.G. 1941. Revision of the North American moths of the family Oecophoridae, with descriptions of new genera and species. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 90(3107): 234-236 (1)
Hodges, R.W. 1974. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 6.2, p.134; pl.6.34-37 (2)