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Species Archips dissitana - Boldly-marked Archips - Hodges#3666

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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 Archipini
Genus Archips
Species dissitana (Boldly-marked Archips - Hodges#3666)
Hodges Number
3666
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Archips dissitanus (Grote, 1879)
Tortrix (Ptycholoma) dissitana Grote, 1879
Ptycholoma dissitana Grote, 1879
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin dissita meaning "scattered."
Size
Wingspan 24 mm (Grote, 1879).
Identification
Adult - easily identified by white forewings sharply contrasted with jagged jet black bands. (1)
Range
Widespread in the boreal forest from Alberta to Nova Scotia, south to Minnesota and in the Appalachians to North Carolina. (1)
Type locality: Buffalo, New York.
Food
Larvae feed on balsam fir (Abies balsamea). (1)
Print References
Grote, A.R., 1879. A new Tortix. The North American Entomologist 29.