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Species Argyresthia canadensis - Hodges#2445

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Yponomeutoidea (Ermine Moths and kin)
Family Argyresthiidae (Shiny Head-Standing Moths)
Genus Argyresthia
Species canadensis (Argyresthia canadensis - Hodges#2445)
Hodges Number
2445
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Argyresthia canadensis Freeman, 1972
* phylogenetic sequence #076350
Size
Larva to 7 mm. (1)
Range
A few records from southern Ontario, southern Quebec, and New York. (2)
Season
Mature caterpillars present from April to June. (1)
Food
Larva mine in northern white-cedar, also known as arborvitae (Thuja occidentalis, Cupressaceae). (1)
Life Cycle
Overwinter in their leaf mines as nearly full-grown larvae. (1)
Print References
Maier, C.T., C.R. Lemmon, J.M. Fengler, D.F. Schweitzer, R.C. Reardon 2011. Caterpillars on the Foliage of Conifers in the Northeastern United States (Revised). USDA FHTET-2011-07: 20 (20Mb PDF) (1)
Freeman, T.N. 1972. The coniferous feeding species of Argyresthia in Canada (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutidae). The Canadian Entomologist 104(5): 687-697 (abstract)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Caterpillars on the Foliage of Conifers in the Northeastern United States (Revised).
Chris T. Maier, Carol R. Lemmon, Jeff. M. Fengler, Dale F. Schweitzer. Richard, C. Reardon. 2011. USDA FHTET-2011-07: 1-153.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group