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Species Archips rosana - Rose Tortrix Moth - Hodges#3650

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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 Archips
Species rosana (Rose Tortrix Moth - Hodges#3650)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Archips rosana (Linnaeus, 1758)
Phalaena (Tortix) rosana Linnaeus, 1758 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet for the host plant (Rosa).
Forewing length 7-10.5 mm. (2)
Native to the Palearctic and widespread in Europe. Introduced into North America prior to 1890 where it is currently present in the Northeast and Pacific Northwest. (3)
General feeders on shrubs and trees, occasionally conifers. (2)
Print References
Linnaeus, C., Systema Naturae, 10th ed., p.530. (1)
Works Cited
1.Systema Naturae, 10th ed.
Carolus Linnaeus (Carl Linné). 1758.
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
3.Tortricids of Agricultural Importance
Todd M. Gilligan and Marc E. Epstein.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group