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Genus Argyrotaenia

Red-banded Leafroller - Hodges#3597 - Argyrotaenia velutinana Gray-banded Leafroller - Hodges#3625 - Argyrotaenia mariana Unidentified larvae infesting coyote brush (Baccharis pilularis) - Argyrotaenia Argyrotaenia franciscana ? - Argyrotaenia franciscana Moth - Argyrotaenia velutinana Moth  - Argyrotaenia velutinana Gray-banded Leafroller, 3625 - Argyrotaenia mariana Tortricidae: Argyrotaenia quercifoliana - Argyrotaenia quercifoliana
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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 Argyrotaenia
Explanation of Names
from the Greek "argyros" (silver) + "tainia" (a ribbon or tape) [Webster's New Universal Unabridged Dictionary, 1983]
35 species in North America; 36 species are listed at All-Leps, but 1 of those (cockerellana) was transferred to genus Diedra by Rubinoff and Powell in 1999 - see Diedra genus page
Print References
Rubinoff, D. and J.A. Powell. 1999. Description of Diedra, new genus (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Tortricinae: Archipini), and three new species, based on phylogenetic analysis. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 92:4. pp. 473-487.
Internet References
pinned adult images of 16 species plus photos of related taxa (Moth Photographers Group)
placement of 2 Argyrotaenia species in genus Diedra; article abstract (D. Rubinoff and J.A. Powell, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France)