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Species Eulia ministrana - Hodges#3565

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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 Cochylini
Genus Eulia
Species ministrana (Eulia ministrana - Hodges#3565)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eulia ministrana (Linnaeus, 1758)
Phalaena (Tortrix) ministrana Linnaeus, 1758 (1)
Lophoderus ministrana ab. dilutana Strand, 1901
Olethreutes ferrugana Hübner, 1922
Tortrix ferugana Hübner, 1796-1799
Ptycholoma livoniana Duponchel, 1845
Lophoderus subfascianu Stephens, 1834
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin ministrans meaning "attend to, wait upon."
Wingspan 18-25 mm. (2)
Nova Scotia and New York, west to British Columbia and Washington, south to northern coastal California. Also, Central Alaska. (3)
Type locality: Europe.
Larvae live in folded leaves of a variety of trees and shrubs. (3) Recorded in the Nearctic on Alnus, Betula, Corylus, Prunus, Salix, Viburnum. (4)
Life Cycle
Overwinters as larva and pupates in the spring. (3)
Print References
Linnaeus, C., 1758. Systema Naturae, 10th ed., p.531. (1)