Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Choristoneura carnana (Barnes & Busck, 1920)
Barnes & Busck, 1920 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet perhaps from Latin carne (flesh, meat) for the flesh-colored or reddish brown features of the moth.
Forewing length 11.5-14.5 mm. (2)
Adult - both sexes with rust crossed by a broad, pale antemedial band blending to white in the tornal area. (2)
Larva - rust-colored. (2)
California. MPG shows a single record in Colorado. (3)
Type locality: Camp Baldy, San Bernardino Mountains, California.
Primary host in southern California is bigcone Douglas-fir
), in the Sierra Nevada Mountains it's Douglas-fir
Barnes, W., & A. Busck, 1920. Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America 4(3): 214