Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Apotomis funerea (Meyrick, 1920)
Meyrick, 1920 (1)
Argyroploce youngana McDunnough, 1922
Heinrich (1926) synonymized funerea
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet is Latin meaning "funereal, fatal."
Forewing length 8.5-10 mm. (3)
Records across all of Canada and adjacent United States, south to Pennsylvania in the northeast. (4)
Described material: Muskoka, Toronto, Ontario (Parish
, July, August).
Larva feeds in rolled leaves of birch (Betula
) and hazelnut (Corylus
Meyrick, 1920. Exotic microlepidoptera. 2: 350
McDunnough, 1922. Undescribed Lepidoptera in the Canadian National Collection. The Canadian Entomologist
. 54: 41