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Species Apotomis infida - Hodges#2767

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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 Olethreutinae
Tribe Olethreutini
Genus Apotomis
Species infida (Apotomis infida - Hodges#2767)
Hodges Number
2767
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Apotomis infida (Heinrich, 1926)
Aphania infida Heinrich, 1926 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet is Latin meaning "untrustworthy, incredible."
Size
Wingspan 18-19.5 mm. (1)
Identification
Adult - forewing mottled silvery-gray with dark brownish patches at base and mid-way along costa; several black-rimmed irregular spots in lower half of wing; hindwing pale brownish-gray.
Range
Also occurs in Europe.
Holotype male and paratype: St. Johns, Quebec (Chagnon, 9-VI-15, 12-VI-15).
Other described material: Toronto, Canada (Evans, 9-VI-11); Sebec Lake, ME (July 1-7); New Hampshire (August Busck); Wisconsin ( Buchholz); Calgary, Alberta (F.H. Wolley-Dod(2)); Waterton, Alberta (H.L. Seamans(2) July 12-1923); Aweme, Manitoba (Norman Criddle, 14-VII-1922); Nordegg, Alberta (J. McDunnough McDunnough, June and July 1921); Victoria. British Columbia (E.H. Blackmore, 8-VII-17); Franconia, NH.
Food
Larvae feed on willow (Salix), quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides) and field sagewort (Artemisia campestris ). (3)
Print References
Heinrich, C., 1926. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamilies Laspeyresiinae and Olethreutinae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 132: 121. (1)
Works Cited
1.Revision of the North American moths of the subfamilies Laspeyresiinae and Olethreutinae
Carl Heinrich. 1926. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 132: 1-216.
2.Entomologists of Alberta.
P.W. Riegert. 1989. The Entomological Society of Canada.
3.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database