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Species Rhyacionia busckana - Red Pine Tip Moth - Hodges#2879

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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 Olethreutinae
Tribe Eucosmini
Genus Rhyacionia (Pine Tip Moths)
Species busckana (Red Pine Tip Moth - Hodges#2879)
Hodges Number
2879
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Rhyacionia busckana Heinrich, 1923 (1)
Explanation of Names
Heinrich named the species in honor of his friend and fellow lepidopterist, August Busck. (1)
Numbers
Rhyacionia includes more than 24 species in America north of Mexico.
Size
Wingspan about 15 mm. (2)
Forewing length 4.5-9.5 mm. (3)
Identification
Range
Maine to British Columbia, south to FL and TX; also Oregon and Colorado (4)
Type locality: Bellmore, Long Island, New York. (3)
Season
Adults appear to be most common from January to April. (5)
Food
Pinus sp. (pine)
Print References
Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 85.95. (4)
Heinrich, C. 1923. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae of the family Olethreutidae. United States National Museum Bulletin 123: 17, fig. 51. (1)
Works Cited
1.Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae of the family Olethreutidae
Carl Heinrich. 1923. United States National Museum Bulletin 123: 1-298.
2.The Lepidoptera of New York and Neighboring States
William T.M. Forbes. 1923. Cornell University, Ithaca, New York; Memoir 68.
3.Nearctic pine tip moths of the genus Rhyacionia: Biosystematic review (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae, Olethreutinae)
Powell, Jerry A. 1978. United States Department of Agriculture.
4.Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States, An Identification Guide
Gilligan, Todd M., Donald J. Wright, and Loran D. Gibson. 2008. Ohio Biological Survey, P.O. Box 21370, Columbus, Ohio 43221-0370.
5.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
7. Nearctic Rhyacionia Pine Tip Moths: a Revised Identity and a New Species (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)
William E. Miller, University of Minnesota. The Great Lakes Entomologist; Vol 18 No.3, article 3.