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Species Grapholita lunatana - Hodges#3437

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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 Grapholitini
Genus Grapholita
Species lunatana (Grapholita lunatana - Hodges#3437)
Hodges Number
3437
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Grapholita lunatana (Walsingham, 1879)
Grapholitha lunatana Walsingham, 1879 (1)
Enarmonia lunatana
Laspeyresia lunatana
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin lunata meaning "crescent-shaped."
Size
Wingspan 10-15 mm. (1), (2)
Forewing length: males 5.5-7.5 mm; females 4.3-5.3 mm. (3)
Identification
Adult - males have pale grey to white hindwing, females dark brown hindwing. (3)
Range
Saskatchewan to British Columbia, Colorado and California. (3)
Moth Photographers Group – distribution & flight-period chart
Season
Early spring. (3)
Food
Larval feed and aestivate/hibernate in folded leaves of black vetch (Vicia nigricans) and pea (Lathyrus). (4), (3)
Print References
Walsingham, Lord. 1879. North-American Torticidae. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum 4: 66; Pl.75, f.8. (1)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group – live & pinned images
Works Cited
1.North-American Torticidae
Thomas, Lord Walsingham. 1879. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum. 4.
2.Revision of the North American moths of the subfamilies Laspeyresiinae and Olethreutinae
Carl Heinrich. 1926. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 132: 1-216.
3.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
4.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database