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Species Gypsonoma aceriana - European Poplar Shoot Borer - Hodges#3229.2

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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 Gypsonoma
Species aceriana (European Poplar Shoot Borer - Hodges#3229.2)
Hodges Number
3229.2
Range
Invasive from Europe. Discovered in WA in 1998; spread fast through most of western WA and reached the border of OR by 2001; not previously reported from the L.A. area. (Summary of comments posted here)