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Species Acleris albicomana - Red-edged Acleris - Hodges#3502

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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 Tortricini
Genus Acleris
Species albicomana (Red-edged Acleris - Hodges#3502)
Hodges Number
3502
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acleris albicomana (Clemens, 1865)
Xanthosetia albicomana Clemens, 1865 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin albus coma meaning "white-haired (of the head)," for the white head. (1)
Size
Forewing length 7-8 mm. (2)
Range
Transcontinental. (2)
Food
Larval hosts include red columbine (Aquilegia canadensis), red oak (Quercus rubra), California wildrose (Rosa californica) and blueberry (Vaccinium). (3) Powell & Opler (2009) report that the larvae roll new spring leaves of various roses, including garden varieties. (2)
Print References
Clemens, B., 1865. North American micro-lepidoptera. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia 5: 137. (1)
Works Cited
1.North American Micro-Lepidoptera
Clemens, Brackenridge. 1865. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia, Volume 5: 139-47.
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
3.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database