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Species Paralobesia palliolana - Hodges#2720

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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 Olethreutini
Genus Paralobesia
Species palliolana (Paralobesia palliolana - Hodges#2720)
Hodges Number
Other Common Names
Larch moth (1)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Paralobesia palliolana (McDunnough, 1938)
Polychrosis palliolana McDunnough, 1938 (2)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "cloaked."
There are more than seventeen species of the genus Paralobesia in America north of Mexico. (3), (4)
Determined by Jim Vargo.
Northeastern United States and eastern Canada. (4)
Holotype ♀ collected in Canada, Nova Scotia, S. Milford, CNC. (Canadian National Collection)(2)
The adults are most common from June to August. (4)
Eastman & Hansen (1995) reported the larvae feed on the needles of Larix laricina (Du Roi) K. Koch (tamarack). (1)
Print References
McDunnough, J.H. 1938. The Canadian Entomologist, 70: 91.
Mosher, D.G. and L.F. Wilson, 1975. Life history and some habits of a larch moth Paralobesia palliolana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), in Michigan. The Great Lakes Entomologist, 7(4): 133-136.
Works Cited
1.The Book of Swamp and Bog: Trees, Shrubs, and Wildflowers of the Eastern Freshwater Wetlands
John Eastman, Amelia Hansen. 1995. Stackpole Books.
2.World Catalogue of Insects, Vol. 5: Tortricidae (Lepidoptera)
John Wesley Brown, Joaquin Baixeras. 2005. Apollo Books.
3.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group