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Species Bactra furfurana - Hodges#2706

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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 Bactrini
Genus Bactra
Species furfurana (Bactra furfurana - Hodges#2706)
Hodges Number
2706
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Bactra furfurana (Haworth, 1811)
Tortrix furfurana Haworth, 1811
* phylogenetic sequence #084550
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet furfurana is Latin meaning "bran." (1)
Size
Forewing length 7-8 mm. (2)
Habitat
Associated with pond vegetation. (2)
Season
Flies in July and August in Alberta.
Food
Larvae are said to feed on the stems of rushes (Juncus). (2)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.An accentuated list of the British Lepidoptera, with hints on the derivation of the names.
Anonymous. 1858. The Entomological Societies of Oxford and Cambridge.
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.