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Species Archips fervidana - Oak Webworm - Hodges#3655

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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 Archips
Species fervidana (Oak Webworm - Hodges#3655)
Hodges Number
3655
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Archips fervidana (Clemens, 1860)
Lozotaenia fervidana Clemens, 1860 (1)
Tortrix palludana Beutenmuller, 1892
Tortrix paludana Robinson, 1869
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin fervida meaning "glowing."
Food
Larvae feed on a variety of oaks as well as quaking aspen and chokecherry. (2)
Print References
Clemens, B., 1860. Contributions to American lepidopterology - No. 6. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 12: 347. (1)
Works Cited
1.Contributions to American lepidopterology - No. 6.
Brackenridge Clemens. 1860. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 12: 345-362.
2.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database