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Species Epinotia albangulana - Hodges#3308

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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 Olethreutinae
Tribe Eucosmini
Genus Epinotia
Species albangulana (Epinotia albangulana - Hodges#3308)
Hodges Number
3308
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
described in 1879 by Walsingham, who originally placed it in genus Paedisca
Size
wingspan about 16 mm, based on photo by Jim Vargo at MPG
Range
California to British Columbia and Idaho
Season
adults fly from late March to September in California
Food
larvae feed on catkins and leaves of Red Alder (Alnus rubra)
Remarks
page creation based on comparison of this image with images by Eric LaGasa at Moth Photographers Group
Internet References
live and pinned adult and live larva images plus photos of related species by Eric LaGasa (Moth Photographers Group)
pinned adult image plus photos of related species by Jim Vargo (Moth Photographers Group)
larval foodplant; MS Word doc and distribution (US Forest Service)
presence in California; list of 19 specimen records with dates and locations (U. of California at Berkeley)
presence in British Columbia; list (U. of British Columbia)