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Species Epinotia hopkinsana - Hodges#3297

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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 hopkinsana (Epinotia hopkinsana - Hodges#3297)
Hodges Number
3297
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Epinotia hopkinsana (Kearfott, 1907)
Eucosma hopkinsana Kearfott, 1907 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #621209
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet in honor of Andrew Delmar Hopkins (1857-1948), who reared the specimens. (1)
Size
Forewing length 7-9 mm. (2)
Wingspan 14.5-17.0 mm. (1)
Mature larva to 10 mm long. (3)
Identification
Adult - see original description in Print References. (1)
Larva - See description at Natural Resources Canada. (3)
Range
Coastal British Columbia, south to central California. (3), (2)
Food
Hopkins reared them on Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis) (1). Other hosts include Monterey pine (4), Canada yew, mugho pine, ponderosa pine, Rocky Mountain Douglas-fir, western red cedar. (3)
Life Cycle
Overwinters as a young larva, usually mined into a needle. Larva exits the mined needle feeding on swelling buds, new shoots and cones. (3)
Print References
Kearfott, W.D. 1907. New North American Tortricidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 33(1): 36-37 (1)
Works Cited
1.New North American Tortricidae.
William Dunham Kearfott. 1907. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 33(1): 1-97.
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
3.Natural Resources Canada - Insects
4.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.