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Species Epinotia lindana - Diamondback Epinotia - Hodges#3351

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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 Eucosmini
Genus Epinotia
Species lindana (Diamondback Epinotia - Hodges#3351)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Epinotia lindana (Fernald, 1892)
Steganoptycha lindana Fernald, 1892
Phylogenetic sequence #621260
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet in honor of Rose Linda Davis (1872-1920) of Amherst, Massachusetts "who has ably assisted me in my entomological work for the past three years."
Wingspan 18-20 mm. (1)
Forewing length 7-10 mm. (2)
Across North America. (2)
Larval host is dogwood (Cornus). (1)
Life Cycle
Leaf shelter; larva; spent pupa; adult
Print References
Fernald, C.H. 1892. New North American microlepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist 24(7): 178.
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.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.