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Species Epinotia castaneana - Hodges#3288

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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 castaneana (Epinotia castaneana - Hodges#3288)
Hodges Number
3288
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Epinotia castaneana (Walsingham, 1895)
Paedisca castaneana Walsingham, 1895 (1)
Eucosma castaneana
Phylogenetic sequence #621200
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from the genus for chestnut (Castanea), not as a host plant, but rather for the "chestnut" coloring of the moth. (1)
Size
Wingspan 12-16 mm. (2)
Forewing length 6-8.5 mm. (3)
Range
Across Canada and the mountains of the western United States as far south as Arizona and New Mexico. (3)
Type locality: Loveland, Colorado (Smith).
Food
Larval host plants include gooseberry (Ribes). (2), (3)
Print References
Walsingham, Lord. 1895. XXI. New Species of North American Tortricidae. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London, 1895: 511; pl 12, fig. 6. (1)
Works Cited
1.XXI. New Species of North American Tortricidae.
Lord Walsingham. 1895. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London. 1895: 495-518.
2.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.
3.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.