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Species Choristoneura spaldingiana - Hodges#3646

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 Choristoneura
No Taxon (fumiferana group)
Species spaldingiana (Choristoneura spaldingiana - Hodges#3646)
Hodges Number
3646
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Choristoneura spaldingiana Obraztsov, 1962 (1)
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of famed Utah insect collector Tom Utting Spalding (1866-1929), collector of the type specimen. His story is a good one, give it a read.
Range
Holotype male: Provo, Utah, July 30, 1909 (T. Spalding).
See Also
Somewhat resembles pale specimens of fumiferana, but differs in having the hind wings almost white. (1)
Print References
Obraztsov, N.S., New species and subspecies of North American Archipini, with notes on other species (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae). American Museum Novitates, no. 2101: 6. (PDF) (1)
Works Cited
1.New species and subspecies of North American Archipini, with notes on other species (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae).
Nicholas S. Obraztsov. 1962. American Museum Novitates, no. 2101: 1-26.