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Species Cydia populana - Hodges#3463

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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 populana (Cydia populana - Hodges#3463)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cydia populana (Busck, 1916)
Laspeyresia populana Busck, 1916 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet for the host plant (Populus).
The genus Cydia includes more than 47 species in America north of Mexico. (2)
Busck (1916) listed the wingspan as 13-14 mm. (1)
Determined by Michael Sabourin.

California to Colorado, northward to British Columbia.
Holotype ♀ from Missoula, Montana (Mr. J. Brunner). (3)
Powell & Opler (2009) reported July to September. (4)
Populus (aspen). (4)
See Also
Cydia flexiloqua is very similar except thorax is whitish gray.
Print References
Busck, A., 1916. Descriptions of new North-American Microlepidoptera. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 18: 151. (1)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, plate 16, fig.53; p.142. (4)
Works Cited
1.Descriptions of new North American Microlepidoptera
August Busck. 1916. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 18: 147-154.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.World Catalogue of Insects, Vol. 5: Tortricidae (Lepidoptera)
John Wesley Brown, Joaquin Baixeras. 2005. Apollo Books.
4.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.