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Species Cacoecimorpha pronubana - Carnation Tortrix Moth - Hodges#3678

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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 Cacoecimorpha
Species pronubana (Carnation Tortrix Moth - Hodges#3678)
Hodges Number
Explanation of Names
Cacoecimorpha pronubana (Hübner, 1822)
Tortrix pronubana Hübner, 1822
Wingspan 14-24 mm.
Introduced to North America. Records from Washington, Illinois and Florida. (1)
Type locality: Europe.
Incredibly polyphagous. Larva recorded on dozens of plant families and many popular ornamentals like carnation, rose and chrysanthemum. (2)
Print References
Hübner, J., 1822. Sammlung europäischer Schmetterlinge 7: Pl.19, f.121.
Obraztsov, N.S., 1954. Die Gattungen der Palaearktischen Tortricidae I. Allgemeine Aufteilung der Familie und die Unterfamilien Tortricinae und Sparganothinae. Tijdschrift voor entomologie 97(3): 182.