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Species Sciota basilaris - Yellow-shouldered Leafroller - Hodges#5799

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pyraloidea (Pyralid and Crambid Snout Moths)
Family Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Subfamily Phycitinae
Tribe Phycitini
No Taxon (Nephopteryx Series)
No Taxon (Sciota Group)
Genus Sciota
Species basilaris (Yellow-shouldered Leafroller - Hodges#5799)
Hodges Number
5799
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sciota basilaris (Zeller, 1872)
Original Name: Nephopterix basilaris (Zeller, 1872)
Explanation of Names
Basilari (L) = basal
Identification
Adult: FW blue-gray with red and ochre basal area. AM whitish, jagged and shaded black distally (1)
Range
SE Canada & NE United States (1)
Food
Poplar and willows (1)
Life Cycle
Larva; adult
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group – images of live and pinned adults
BOLD Systems - images of pinned DNA supported specimens
Works Cited
1.Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America
David Beadle and Seabrooke Leckie. 2012. Houghton Mifflin.