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Species Retinia picicolana - Hodges#2901

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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 Olethreutinae
Tribe Eucosmini
Genus Retinia
Species picicolana (Retinia picicolana - Hodges#2901)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Retinia picicolana (Dyar, 1906)
Eucosma picicolana Dyar, 1906 (1)
Petrova picicolana (2)
Phylogenetic sequence #620731
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from genus Picae and Latin cola meaning "dwells in spruce." (1)
Wingspan 27-32 mm. (2)
BugGuide and MPG records from Alaska and British Columbia south into California. (3) Also, Idaho. (2)
Type locality: Paradise Valley, Mount Rainier, Washington (Mr. H.E. Burke).
Known hosts include:
spruce (Picea). (4)
subalpine fir (Abies lasiocarpa). (2)
grand fir (Abies grandis). (2)
Print References
Dyar, H.G. 1906. Descriptions of four new species of North American moths. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 14(2): 108. (1)
Works Cited
1.Descriptions of four new species of North American moths.
Harrison. G. Dyar. 1906. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 14(2): 107-108.
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.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database