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Species Archips eleagnana - Hodges#3651

Archips eleagnana - male
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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 Archips
Species eleagnana (Archips eleagnana - Hodges#3651)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Archips eleagnana (McDunnough, 1923)
Cacoecia eleagnana McDunnough, 1923 (1)
Powell (1983) resurrected A. eleagnana, A. myricana, and A. mortuana from synonymy where Razowski (1977) had placed them under A. argyrospila. (2)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet based on the author's recollection of that the moths are found in association with oleaster (Eleagnus). (1)
Holotype male: Aweme, Manitoba. July 7. (N. Criddle).
Larva feeds on Eleagnus. (3)
Print References
McDunnough, J.H., 1923. New Canadian Lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist 55(7): 166. (1)
Works Cited
1.New Canadian Lepidoptera.
James H. McDunnough. 1923. The Canadian Entomologist 55(7): 163-168.
2.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
3.University of Alberta Entomology Collection
4.North American Moth Photographers Group