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Species Choristoneura parallela - Spotted Fireworm Moth - Hodges#3633

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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 Tortricinae
Tribe Archipini
Genus Choristoneura
Species parallela (Spotted Fireworm Moth - Hodges#3633)
Hodges Number
Other Common Names
Parallel-banded Leafroller Moth
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Choristoneura parallela (Robinson, 1869)
Tortrix parallela Robinson, 1869 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet is Latin meaning "parallel," for the forewings "boldly arched at the base, costa nearly straight beyond, parallel with internal margin."
Wingspan: males 23-25 mm. (1)
Almost all records are from the eastern United States and southeastern Canada. (2)
Types: Putman County, New York; Philadelphia (Bunte).
Polyphagous. Recorded on maple, oak, citrus, apple, blueberry, laurel, gardenia, rose, goldenrod, sweetgale, St. John's wort, mimosa and pitcherplant. (3)
See Also
Other "bell-shaped" Leafrollers:
Print References
Robinson, C.T., 1869. Notes on American Tortricidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 2: 267. (1)
Works Cited
1.Notes on American Tortricidae.
Coleman T. Robinson. 1869. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 2: 261-288.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database