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Species Acleris nigrolinea - Hodges#3556

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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 Tortricini
Genus Acleris
Species nigrolinea (Acleris nigrolinea - Hodges#3556)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acleris nigrolinea (Robinson, 1869) (1)
Teras nigrolinea Robinson, 1869 (2)
Teras ferruginiguttana Fernald, 1882 (3)
Acleris disputabilis Obraztsov, 1963 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "black-lined," for the "longitudinal black line" on the forewing. (2)
Wingspan 24-26 mm. (2)
Lectotype: Ontario, Canada. (4)
Described specimens: Canada West (J. Pettit). (2)
Larval hosts include: (5)
yellow birch (Betula alleghaniensis)
paper birch (Betula papyrifera)
balsam poplar (Populus balsamifera)
quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides)
chokecherry (Prunus virginiana)
willow (Salix)
Print References
Robinson, C.T., 1869. Notes on American Tortricidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 2: 281. (2)
Works Cited
1.Some North American moths of the genus Acleris (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)
Nicholas S. Obratzsov. 1963. Proceedings of The United States National Museum, 114(3469): 213-270.
2.Notes on American Tortricidae.
Coleman T. Robinson. 1869. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 2: 261-288.
3.Descriptions of new species of Tortricidae.
Charles Henry Fernald. 1882. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 10: 65-72.
4.Gilligan, T. M., J. Baixeras, J. W. Brown & K. R. Tuck. 2014. T@RTS: Online, World Catalogue of the Tortricidae.
5.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database