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Species Archips myricana - Hodges#3652

Leaf feeder, Spiraea - Archips myricana - male Leaf feeder, Spiraea - Archips myricana - male Leaf feeder, Spiraea - Archips myricana - male Is this an Archips myricana? - Archips myricana Is this an Archips myricana? - Archips myricana Archips myricana - female Archips myricana - female Archips myricana
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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 myricana (Archips myricana - Hodges#3652)
Hodges Number
3652
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Archips myricana (McDunnough, 1923)
Cacoecia myricana McDunnough, 1923 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet for the host plant genus (Myrica).
Range
Holotype male: Algonquin Park, Ontario, July 4, 1922 (J. McDunnough, bred from larvae on Myrica gale).
Food
northern bayberry (Morella pensylvanica) (2)
black chokeberry (Aronia melanocarpa) (2)
Bebb willow (Salix bebbiana) (2)
white meadowsweet (Spiraea alba) (2)
leatherleaf (Chamaedaphne calyculata) (2)
sweetgale (Myrica gale) (1)
Print References
McDunnough, J.H., 1923. New Canadian Lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist 55(7): 167. (1)
Works Cited
1.New Canadian Lepidoptera.
James H. McDunnough. 1923. The Canadian Entomologist 55(7): 163-168.
2.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database