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Species Notocelia rosaecolana - Doubleday's Notocelia - Hodges#3208

Walker's? - Notocelia rosaecolana Tortricid - Notocelia rosaecolana Olethreutes? - Notocelia rosaecolana Notocelia rosaecolana Doubleday's Notocelia Moth - Notocelia rosaecolana Notocelia rosaecolana 3208 Doubleday's Notocelia - Notocelia rosaecolana Doubleday's Notocelia - Notocelia rosaecolana
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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 Notocelia
Species rosaecolana (Doubleday's Notocelia - Hodges#3208)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Notocelia rosaecolana (Doubleday, 1850)
Spilonota rosaecolana Doubleday, 1850
Phylogenetic sequence #621105
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "dwells in roses."
Wingspan 16-20 mm (UK Moths).
Records from New Brunswick to North Carolina, west to northern Alabama and Missouri. Also Washington. (1) China, Mongolia, Korea, Japan, Iran, Central Asia, Russia and Europe. (2)
Larvae feed on rose including cultivated varieties, spinning together the leaves of young shoots (UK Moths).
Print References
Doubleday, H., 1850. Descriptions of lepidopterous insects in the genera Hypenodes, Eupethecia, and Spilonoto recently discovered in Britain. The Zoologist 8: 106.
Miller, W.E., R.L. Brown & K.R. Tuck. 2000. Taxonomic clarification of Notocelia rosaecolana (Doubleday) and N. trimaculana (Haworth) (Tortricidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 54(4): 111-120.