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Species Argyrotaenia klotsi - Hodges#3620

Argyrotaenia klotsi ? - Argyrotaenia klotsi
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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 Argyrotaenia
Species klotsi (Argyrotaenia klotsi - Hodges#3620)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Argyrotaenia klotsi Obraztsov, 1961 (1)
Explanation of Names
"The species is named for Prof. A.B. Klots, in recognition of his kind assistance in the present author's work on the Nearctic Tortricidae." (1) Alexander Barrett Klots (1903-1989) collected the holotype male.
Forewing length 8-9.5 mm. (1)
Holotype male: Panchuela Ranger Station, near Cowles, New Mexico, July 6-9, 1957 (A.B. Klots).
Larval hosts are white fir (Abies concolor) and Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii). (2)
Print References
Obraztsov, N.S., 1961. Descriptions of and notes on North and Central American species of Argyrotaenia, with the description of a new genus (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae). American Museum Novitates, no. 2048: 36. (PDF) (1)