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Species Adoxophyes negundana - Shimmering Gold Adoxophyes - Hodges#3691

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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 Tortricinae
Tribe Archipini
Genus Adoxophyes
Species negundana (Shimmering Gold Adoxophyes - Hodges#3691)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Adoxophyes negundana (McDunnough, 1923)
Homona negundana McDunnough, 1923 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from the host plant (Acer negundo).
Wingspan 18 mm. (1)
Forewing length 7.5-9.5 mm. (2)
Adult - forewing yellow with fine netlike pattern of dark lines, thick dark diagonal stripe from costa to anal angle, and thin dark diagonal stripe across apex; thick stripe has distinct kink or jog near middle; hindwing white.
Ontario to Manitoba, south to Florida and west to Utah. (2)
Holotype male: Aweme, Manitoba. Jun 19. (N. Criddle).
Larval host is boxelder (Acer negundo). (1)
Print References
McDunnough, J.H. 1923. New Canadian Lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist 55(7): 166. (1)
Works Cited
1.New Canadian Lepidoptera.
James H. McDunnough. 1923. The Canadian Entomologist 55(7): 163-168.
2.Tortricids of Agricultural Importance
Todd M. Gilligan and Marc E. Epstein.