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Species Eana argentana - Hodges#3568

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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 Cnephasiini
Genus Eana
Species argentana (Eana argentana - Hodges#3568)
Hodges Number
3568
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eana argentana (Clerck, 1759)
Phalaena argentana Clerck, 1759
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin argentatus meaning "silvery."
Size
Forewing length 11.5-15 mm. (1)
Identification
Adult - shining cream white. Rare in collections. (1)
Range
Holarctic-boreal. In our area ranges across Canada and in the western mountains to Colorado, Idaho and northern California. (1)
Type locality: Sweden.
Food
Larvae feed on the roots of grasses and herbaceous plants (2), as well as seedlings of Picea. (137)
See Also
Eana georgiella (Hulst, 1887) - is chalk white with pale grey hindwing. FWL 11.5-13 mm. (1)
Print References
Clerk, C.A., 1759. Icones insectorum rariorum, Pl.11, f.14.
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.UKMoths