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Species Epinotia vagana - Hodges#3348

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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 vagana (Epinotia vagana - Hodges#3348)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Epinotia vagana Heinrich, 1923 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin vagus meaning "wandering, rambling" or, if meant figuratively, "uncertain, vague."
Wingspan 17-19 mm. (1)
Records from Washington to central California. (2)
Holotype male & three paratypes: "Liaga, Washington" (E.S. Heckard, from larvae on wild crabapple May 24, 1918).
Paratypes: Victoria, British Columbia (E.H. Blackmore, 13-IX-21, 1-IX-20,, 24-IX-21); Duncan, Vancouver Island (Hanham); Hoquiam, WA (Burke, 8-30-04).
Larval hosts:
Oregon crab apple (Malus fusca). (1)
white spruce (Picea glauca). (3)
Print References
Heinrich, C., 1923. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae of the family Olethreutidae. United States National Museum Bulletin, 123: 230. (1)