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Genus Pandemis

Pupa on witch hazel - Pandemis limitata moth at night - Pandemis limitata Woodgrain Leafroller - Hodges#3593 - Pandemis lamprosana Three-lined Leafroller Moth - Hodges#3594 (Pandemis limitata) - Pandemis limitata Moth - Pandemis limitata 3594 Three-lined Leafroller - Pandemis limitata Woodgrain Leafroller Moth - Pandemis lamprosana Moth - Pandemis lamprosana
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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 Archipini
Genus Pandemis
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pandemis Hübner, 1825
Explanation of Names
Generic epithet from Greek πᾶν + δῆμος meaning "all the common people." Hübner named Syndemis (all the people together) in the same work.
About 60 described species, mostly from Madagascar. Six species in North America, two introduced from Europe, all of which occur in British Columbia, according to (1). However, there are nine species in Bugguide.
Pohl, et al. (2016) list 9 species, all included here.(2) This guide should be used only as a first step in identification.

P. cerasana                  P. heparana                  P. lamprosana              P. limitata                    P. canadana                 P. pyrusana                 P. borealis                 P. coniferana               P. morrisana

            [missing]                   [missing]                   [missing]
Print References
Hübner, J., 1825. Verzeichniss bekannter Schmettlinge, p.388.
Internet References
Annals Entomol. Soc. America. Phylogeny of Nearctic Pandemis (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), With Focus on Species Boundaries in the P. limitata Group. 2012
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.Annotated taxonomic checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico
Pohl, G.R., Patterson, B., & Pelham, J.P. 2016.