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Species Cydia laricana - Hodges#3449

3449 - Cydia laricana
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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 Olethreutinae
Tribe Grapholitini
Genus Cydia
Species laricana (Cydia laricana - Hodges#3449)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cydia laricana (Busck, 1916)
Laspeyresia laricana Busck, 1916 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet for the host plant, from Latin laricinus meaning "larch-like."
Wingspan 14-17 mm. (1)
The original description as Laspeyresia laricana Busck is available online. (1)
Montana; Florida (possibly introduced to FL?). (2)
Indiana and New Jersey. (3)
Type locality: USA: Montana, Evaro (bred by Mr. Brunner from Larix occidentalis). (4)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Heppner (2003) reported February to April, July to October. (2)
The larval host plants include: (2)
Larix occidentalis (western larch) Pinaceae.
Pseudotsuga [taxifolia] menziesii (Douglas fir) Pinaceae.
Possibly more than one species involved.
Print References
Busck, A., 1916. Descriptions of new North American Microlepidoptera. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 18: p. 152. (1)
Works Cited
1.Descriptions of new North American Microlepidoptera
August Busck. 1916. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 18: 147-154.
2.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.World Catalogue of Insects, Vol. 5: Tortricidae (Lepidoptera)
John Wesley Brown, Joaquin Baixeras. 2005. Apollo Books.