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Species Sparganothis tristriata - Three-streaked Sparganothis - Hodges#3699

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Classification
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 Sparganothini
Genus Sparganothis
Species tristriata (Three-streaked Sparganothis - Hodges#3699)
Hodges Number
3699
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sparganothis tristriata Kearfott, 1907 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #620394
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet mean "three-streaked," for the forewing with "three wine-red streaks." Kearfott also described Sparganothis bistriata and noted that they're both allied to Sparganothis striata (Walsingham, 1884). (1)
Size
Wingspan 17-23 mm. (1)
Identification
Adult - see original description in Print References. (1)
Range
Most records from the eastern United States and southeastern Canada. (2)
Described material: Duluth, Minn. (from C.H. Fernald's collection); Plummer's Island, Md., Sept. 13th (A. Busck).
Food
Larval hosts include balsam fir, tamarack, white spruce, black spruce, jack pine, red pine, eastern white pine, Scots pine, bigtooth aspen, quaking aspen, chockecherry and arborvitae (Thuja occidentalis). (3)
Print References
Kearfott, W.D., 1907. New North American Tortricidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 33(1): 67 (1)
Works Cited
1.New North American Tortricidae.
William Dunham Kearfott. 1907. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 33(1): 1-97.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database