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Species Chionodes retiniella - Hodges#2112

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gelechioidea (Twirler Moths and kin)
Family Gelechiidae (Twirler Moths)
Subfamily Gelechiinae
Tribe Gelechiini
Genus Chionodes
Species retiniella (Chionodes retiniella - Hodges#2112)
Hodges Number
2112
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Chionodes retiniella (Barnes & Busck, 1920)
Gelechia retiniella Barnes & Busck, 1920 (1)
Gelechia langei Keifer, 1936
Size
Forewing length: 5.3-9.0 mm (2).
Identification
"Differs from all other gelechiine species in North America by having pale rust orange FW crossed by four evenly-spaced white bands, a convergence in pattern to conifer-feeding Tortricidae" (2).
Range
"From North Dakota, Colorado, and New Mexico to the Pacific Coast" (2).
Season
Records from May through September, mainly June to July (2) (3).
Food
Records from Pinus sabiniana and P. ponderosa in California and Tsuga heterophylla in British Columbia (2) (3).
Print References
Barnes W., Busck, A. 1920. Notes and new species. Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America. 4(3): 228. (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America
Barnes, W., & Busck, A. . 1920. The Review Press, Decatur, Ill. 4(3): 211-248.
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
3.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 7.6. Gelechioidea, Gelechiidae, Gelechiinae (part: Chionodes)
Ronald W. Hodges. 1999. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems