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Species Argyrotaenia graceana - Hodges#3629

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 Argyrotaenia
Species graceana (Argyrotaenia graceana - Hodges#3629)
Hodges Number
3629
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Argyrotaenia graceana Powell, 1960 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet is "a manuscript name of Dr. N.S. Obraztsov who kindly turned over his specimen for use in the present description. The species is named for Grace H. Sperry who helped to contribute to the knowledge of this and many other species of Tortricidae through the years of diligent collecting with her husband."
Size
Forewing length 8.4-10.4 mm. (1)
Identification
Adult - large, pale species with indistinct brownish or reddish-brown banding on the forewing. Somewhat variable both in distinctness and color, ranging to a form with rather complete and distinct bands. (1)
Range
Holotype male: Hathaway Creek, San Bernardino Mountains, Riverside County, California, August 2, 1940 (C. Henne). Allotype female: Lake Arrowhead, San Bernardino Mountains, San Bernardino County, California, August 29, 1940 (H. Buckwalter) both deposited in the USNM.
Print References
Powell, J.A., 1960. Descriptions of new species of Argyrontaenia in the southwestern United States (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). The Pan-Pacific Entomologist 36(2): 93. (1)
Works Cited
1.Descriptions of new species of Argyrontaenia in the southwestern United States (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae).
Jerry A. Powell. 1960. The Pan-Pacific Entomologist 36(2): 83-97.