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Species Epinotia radicana - Red-striped Needleworm - Hodges#3269

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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 radicana (Red-striped Needleworm - Hodges#3269)
Hodges Number
3269
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Epinotia radicana (Heinrich, 1923)
Griselda radicana Heinrich, 1923 (1), (2)
Phylogenetic sequence #621191
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Paedisca radicana (Walsingham) that Heinrich made the type for his new genus Griselda. Ultimately Griselda radicana (Heinrich) was elevated as a new species and all names were retained. (2)
Size
Forewing length 4.5-7.0 mm. (2)
Range
British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec, Newfoundland, New Brunswick, Washington, Oregon, Colorado, and California. (2)
Food
Picea glauca, Abies balsamea, Pseudotsuga menziesii, and possibly Pinus. (2)
Print References
Heinrich, C., 1923. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae of the family Olethreutidae. United States National Museum Bulletin, 123: 186. (1)
Obraztsov, N.S. 1965. On Paedisca radicana and the type species of the genus Griselda (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae, Olethreutinae). American Museum Novitates 2213: 1-16 (PDF) (2)
Works Cited
1.Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae of the family Olethreutidae
Carl Heinrich. 1923. United States National Museum Bulletin 123: 1-298.
2.On Paedisca radicana and the type species of the genus Griselda (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae, Olethreutinae)
Nicholas S. Obraztsov. 1965. American Museum Novitates 2213: 1-16.