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Species Argyrotaenia paiuteana - Hodges#3616

San Bernardino forest moth 4 - Argyrotaenia paiuteana Choristoneura ? - Argyrotaenia paiuteana
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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 Argyrotaenia
Species paiuteana (Argyrotaenia paiuteana - Hodges#3616)
Hodges Number
3616
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Argyrotaenia paiuteana Powell, 1960 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet apparently for the Paiute indigenous peoples of the Great Basin, where the species is found.
Size
Forewing length 7.4-9.5 mm. (1)
Identification
Adult - shining, pale species, the forewings golden, marked with tan or pale red-brown. (1)
Range
Known from California, Nevada and Utah. (1)
Holotype male and allotype female, Rock Creek, one mile west of Tom’s Place, Mono County, California, August 13, 1957, at light (J. Powell).
Print References
Powell, J.A., 1960. Descriptions of new species of Argyrontaenia in the southwestern United States (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). The Pan-Pacific Entomologist 36(2): 87. (1)
Works Cited
1.Descriptions of new species of Argyrontaenia in the southwestern United States (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae).
Jerry A. Powell. 1960. The Pan-Pacific Entomologist 36(2): 83-97.