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Species Gypsonoma adjuncta - Hodges#3229

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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 Gypsonoma
Species adjuncta (Gypsonoma adjuncta - Hodges#3229)
Hodges Number
3229
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Gypsonoma adjuncta Heinrich, 1924 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #621130
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet is Latin meaning "adjacent."
Size
Wingspan 12-15 mm. (1)
Range
Coast to coast in Canada, south to Minnesota, Illinois and Pennsylvania. (2), (1)
Paratypes: "Parish" Toronto, Canada (Edward Merrick, 1-13, 6-7-16); Victoria, British Columbia (W.H. Carter, 26-VI-21). (1)
Food
Larval hosts are cottonwoods (Populus), including quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides). (3)
Print References
Heinrich, C., 1924. North American Eucosminae, notes and new species (Lepidoptera). Journal of The Washington Academy of Sciences 14: 389. (1)