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Species Choristoneura conflictana - Large Aspen Tortrix - Hodges#3637

Tortricidae: Choristoneura conflictana? - Choristoneura conflictana Tortricidae: Choristoneura conflicta? - Choristoneura conflictana Large Aspen Tortrix - Choristoneura conflictana Choristoneura conflictana Unknown tortix moth - Choristoneura conflictana - female Choristoneura conflictana Syndemis afflictana ? - Choristoneura conflictana Choristoneura conflictana - male
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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 Choristoneura
Species conflictana (Large Aspen Tortrix - Hodges#3637)
Hodges Number
3637
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Choristoneura conflictana (Walker, 1863)
Tortrix conflictana Walker, 1863 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin conflictans meaning "assailing."
Size
Forewing length 12-17 mm. (2)
Larva to 15-21 mm. (3)
Identification
Adult - pale grey to brownish grey with indistinct markings. (2)
Larvae - initially pale yellowish-green later turning deep green or almost black with reddish brown to black head capsule. (3)
Range
From the Pacific to the Atlantic and from Alaska to California, Arizona, and New Mexico. (3)
Type locality: St. Martin's Falls, Albany River, Hudson's Bay (Dr. Barnston).
Food
Main host is trembling aspen (Populus tremuloides) but will also feed on other associated broad-leaved trees. (3), (2)
Print References
Walker, F., 1863. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part XXVIII – Tortricites and Tineites. British Museum (Natural History), p.323. (1)