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Species Pandemis coniferana - Hodges#3670

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 Pandemis
Species coniferana (Pandemis coniferana - Hodges#3670)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pandemis coniferana (Mutuura, 1978)
Archepandemis coniferana Mutuura, 1978
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet for the larval feeding habit (conifers).
Known from Alberta, British Columbia and California. (1)
Larvae have been reared from lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta), Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii), and juniper (Juniperus sp.) in Alberta; Engelmann spruce (Picea engelmannii) and western hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla) in British Columbia. There is also a doubtful record for cottonwood (Populus sp.). (1)
Print References
Mutuura, A., 1978. A new genus of coniferophagous Tortricidae, and two new species (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). The Canadian Entomologist 110(6): pp. 569-574. (abstract)