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Species Rhyacionia salmonicolor - Hodges#2874

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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 Olethreutinae
Tribe Eucosmini
Genus Rhyacionia (Pine Tip Moths)
Species salmonicolor (Rhyacionia salmonicolor - Hodges#2874)
Hodges Number
2874
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Rhyacionia salmonicolor Powell, 1978 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #620701
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet for its "salmon-colored forewings." (1)
Size
Forewing length 7.2-7.7 mm (1).
Identification
Forewings salmon-colored with a thin dark longitudinal streak through the cell (1).
Range
Known from the Davis Mountains of west Texas (1).
Food
Suspected to be ponderosa pine (1).