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Species Epinotia solicitana - Birch Shoot Borer Moth - Hodges#3304

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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 Epinotia
Species solicitana (Birch Shoot Borer Moth - Hodges#3304)
Hodges Number
Other Common Names
Birch Shootworm Moth
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Epinotia solicitana (Walker, 1863)
Grapholita solicitana Walker, 1863 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #621216
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin solicitus meaning "restless."
Wingspan 13-14 mm. (2)
Across northern North America. (3)
Larval hosts include: (4)
Pacific madrobe (Arbutus menziesii)
dwarf birch (Betula nana)
paper birch (Betula papyrifera)
gray birch (Betula populifolia)
quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides)
Oregon white oak (Quercus garryana)
willow (Salix )
Print References
Walker, F. 1863. Crambites & Tortricites. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum, 27: 387. (1)