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Species Proteoteras arizonae - Western Boxelder Twig Borer Moth - Hodges#3236

Arizona Moth - Proteoteras arizonae Arizona Moth - Proteoteras arizonae
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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 Olethreutinae
Tribe Eucosmini
Genus Proteoteras
Species arizonae (Western Boxelder Twig Borer Moth - Hodges#3236)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Proteoteras arizonae Kearfott, 1907 (1)
Kearfott reported the wingspan 18-20 mm.(1)
Powell & Opler, (2009) states the species occurs widely in southwestern states.(2)
Kearfott described specimens from Arizona and Colorado.(1)
Larvae feed on shoots of Acer negundo (boxelder) in California.(2)
Print References
Kearfott, W. D. 1907. New North American Tortricidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 33(1), p. 48.(1)
Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 15.51; p. 136.(2)
Works Cited
1.New North American Tortricidae.
William Dunham Kearfott. 1907. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 33(1): 1-97.
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems