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

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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 Archips
Species dissitana (Boldly-marked Archips - Hodges#3666)
Hodges Number
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."
Wingspan 24 mm (Grote, 1879).
Adult - easily identified by white forewings sharply contrasted with jagged jet black bands. (1)
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.
Larvae feed on balsam fir (Abies balsamea). (1)
Print References
Grote, A.R., 1879. A new Tortix. The North American Entomologist 29.