Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Argyresthia conjugella Zeller, 1839
* phylogenetic sequence #076450
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet conjugella
from Latin meaning "a consort." (1)
Introduced from Europe to British Columbia in 1897; now found in both eastern and western North America, mainly in montane regions.
Primarily mountain-ash (Sorbus) and apple (Malus); also recorded from hawthorn (Crataegus) and pear (Pyrus).
Busck, A. 1907. Revision of the American moths of the genus Argyresthia
. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 32: 17-18 (2)