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Species Argyrotaenia tabulana - Jack Pine Tube Moth - Hodges#3603

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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 Archipini
Genus Argyrotaenia
Species tabulana (Jack Pine Tube Moth - Hodges#3603)
Hodges Number
3603
Other Common Names
Lodgepole Needletier Moth
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Argyrotaenia tabulana Freeman, 1944
Size
Wingspan about 14-20 mm. (1)
Identification
Range
British Columbia and Northwest Territories east to Nova Scotia, south to Florida and Washington
Records from the Oklahoma, Louisiana and Florida, ranging northeasterly to southeastern Canada. Also British Columbia. (1)
Holotype female, Constance Bay, Ontario, April 29, 1941 (J. McDunnough); allotype male, Kazabazua, Quebec, June 7, 1927 (F.P. Ide). (2)
Season
adults fly from April to August in the north; beginning earlier and ending later in the south
Food
Larval hosts include: (3)
lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta)
jack pine (Pinus banksiana)
whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulis)
Apache pine (Pinus engelmannii)
ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa)
eastern white pine (Pinus strobus)
Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii)
western hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla)
tamarack (Larix laricina)
pitch pine (Pinus rigida) in New York (2)
Print References
Freeman, T.N., 1944. A review of the North American species of the genus Argyrotaenia Stephens (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae). Scientific Agriculture 25: 87.