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Species Acleris britannia - Brittania Moth - Hodges#3537

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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 Tortricinae
Tribe Tortricini
Genus Acleris
Species britannia (Brittania Moth - Hodges#3537)
Hodges Number
3537
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acleris britannia Kearfott, 1904 (1), (2)
Peronea britannia
Phylogenetic sequence #620037
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet for the type location, Kaslo, British Columbia. Kearfott also named Proteopteryx columbia to honor "the earnest and hard-working entomologists of the British Columbia district." (1)
Size
Wingspan 17-19 mm. (1)
Forewing length 8-10 mm. (3)
Identification
Adult - there are light and dark forms of this moth. See original description in Print References. (1), (3)
Range
Pacific coast of California to British Columbia. (3)
Described specimens: Kaslo, British Columbia (Dr. Dyer & Dr. Taylor); near Wellington and Victotrio, British Columbia (Theo. Bryant). (1)
Food
Larval hosts in the family Roasaceae: thimbleberry (Rubus parviflorus), California blackberry (Rubus ursinus), California wildrose (Rosa californica). (4), (1)
Print References
Kearfott, 1904. New tortricids from Kaslo, B.C., and the northwest. The Canadian Entomologist 33(5): 138 (1)
Works Cited
1.New tortricids from Kaslo, B.C., and the northwest.
William Dunham Kearfott. 1904. The Canadian Entomologist 33(4-5): 109-117, 137-141.
2.Some North American moths of the genus Acleris (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)
Nicholas S. Obratzsov. 1963. Proceedings of The United States National Museum, 114(3469): 213-270.
3.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
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