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Species Argyresthia conjugella - Apple Fruit Moth - Hodges#2449

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Yponomeutoidea (Ermine Moths and kin)
Family Argyresthiidae (Shiny Head-Standing Moths)
Genus Argyresthia
Species conjugella (Apple Fruit Moth - Hodges#2449)
Hodges Number
2449
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Argyresthia conjugella Zeller, 1839
* phylogenetic sequence #076450
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet conjugella from Latin meaning "a consort." (1)
Size
Wingspan 12-13 mm. (2)
Range
Introduced from Europe to British Columbia in 1897; now found in both eastern and western North America, mainly in montane regions.
Food
Primarily mountain-ash (Sorbus) and apple (Malus); also recorded from hawthorn (Crataegus) and pear (Pyrus).
Print References
Busck, A. 1907. Revision of the American moths of the genus Argyresthia. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 32: 17-18 (2)
Works Cited
1.An accentuated list of the British Lepidoptera, with hints on the derivation of the names.
Anonymous. 1858. The Entomological Societies of Oxford and Cambridge.
2.Revision of the American moths of the genus Argyresthia.
August Busck. 1907. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 32: 5-24, pl.4-5.