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Species Epinotia terracoctana - Hodges#3313

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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 Olethreutinae
Tribe Eucosmini
Genus Epinotia
Species terracoctana (Epinotia terracoctana - Hodges#3313)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Epinotia terracoctana (Walsingham, 1879)
Paedisca terracoctana Walsingham, 1879 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #621225
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet for the terra cotta coloring of the moth. (1)
Wingspan 16-17 mm. (2)
Forewing length 5.5-7.5 mm. (3)
Vancouver Island to southern California, Arizona. (3)
Type locality: Mount Shasta, California. (2)
Walsingham found them "in some abundance among manzanita." (1) HOSTS lists larval host as Pacific madrone (Arbutus menziesii). (4)
Print References
Walsingham, Lord. 1879. North-American Torticidae. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum, 4: 39; Pl.69, f.2. (1)
Works Cited
1.North-American Torticidae
Thomas, Lord Walsingham. 1879. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum. 4.
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.
4.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database