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Species Archips xylosteana - Variegated Golden Tortrix - Hodges#3668.1

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 xylosteana (Variegated Golden Tortrix - Hodges#3668.1)
Hodges Number
3668.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Archips xylosteana (Linnaeus, 1758)
Phalaena (Tortrix) xylosteana Linnaeus, 1758 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet for the host plant. Linnaeus stated "habitat in Xylosteo," today likely meaning fly honeysuckle (Lonicera xylosteum).
Range
Introduced from Europe, Asia, Africa.
Food
Larvae are leafrollers of orchard, ornamental, and forest trees and crops, especially damages oak, maple, ash, elm, linden, dogwood, and fruit plants in the family Rosaceae such as apple and cherry.
Print References
Linnaeus, C., 1758. Systema Naturae, 10th ed. p.531. (1)
Works Cited
1.Systema Naturae, 10th ed.
Carolus Linnaeus (Carl Linné). 1758.