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Species Dichelia histrionana - Hodges#3678.5

Moth3 - Dichelia histrionana
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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 Tortricinae
Tribe Archipini
Genus Dichelia
Species histrionana (Dichelia histrionana - Hodges#3678.5)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dichelia histrionana (Frölich, 1828)
Tortrix histrionana Frölich, 1828
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin histrionalis meaning "histrionic (pertaining to actors or acting)."
Introduced species, first reported in Vancouver a few years ago. Listed on
TL: Germany, Wrtemberg.
Spruce and fir, including Norway spruce (Picea abies) and silver fir (Abies alba). (1)