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Species Epinotia cruciana - Willow Tortrix Moth - Hodges#3345

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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 cruciana (Willow Tortrix Moth - Hodges#3345)
Hodges Number
3345
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Epinotia cruciana (Linnaeus, 1761)
Tortrix cruciana Linnaeus, 1761 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #621253
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "cross" for the forewing markings that are "like a cross (crucem)." (1)
Size
Wingspan 12-15 mm. (2)
Food
Larval hosts are willows (Salix). (3)
Print References
Linnaeus, C. 1761. Fauna svecica, (1333): 347. (1)
Works Cited
1.Fauna svecica, sistens animalia Sueciae regni: mammalia, aves, amphibia, pisces, insecta, vermes.
Carl Linnaeus . 1761. Stockholmiae, Sumtu & Literis Direct. Laurentii Salvii. Editio Altera Auctior. 1-578.
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.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database