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Species Chionodes abella - Hodges#2055

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gelechioidea (Twirler Moths and kin)
Family Gelechiidae (Twirler Moths)
Subfamily Gelechiinae
Tribe Gelechiini
Genus Chionodes
No Taxon (formosella group)
No Taxon (abella complex)
Species abella (Chionodes abella - Hodges#2055 )
Hodges Number
Explanation of Names
Author: Busck, 1903
In June, larvae feed in the newly developing foliage of Abies concolor and Pseudotsuga menziesii.
Print References
Powell, Jerry A. and John A. De Benedictis. 1995. Foliage-feeding Lepidoptera of Abies and Pseudotsuga associated with Choristoneura in California. pp. 167-215 in Powell, Jerry A. (editor): Biosystematic Studies of Conifer-feeding Choristoneura (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in the western United States. University of California Publications in Entomology 115:1-275. (Google eBook)
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