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Species Epinotia subviridis - Hodges#3298

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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 Eucosmini
Genus Epinotia
Species subviridis (Epinotia subviridis - Hodges#3298)
Hodges Number
3298
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Epinotia subviridis Heinrich 1929 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #621210
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "slightly green" for the "pale yellowish green tint on the lighter areas of the fore wing." (1)
Size
Wingspan 16-20 mm. (1)
Range
Records from British Columbia to California. (2)
Type locality: San Diego, California. (1)
Food
Heinrich listed the larval host as Monterey cypress (Hesperocyparis macrocarpa). (1) Other hosts include false cypress (Chamaecyparis), juniper (Juniperus) and arborvitae (Thuja). (3)
Print References
Heinrich, C. 1929. Notes on some North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 75(2779): 15. (1)
Works Cited
1.Notes on some North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae
Carl Heinrich. 1929. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 75(2779): 1-23.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database