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Species Cydia cupressana - Cypress bark moth - Hodges#3475

Cydia cupressana Cydia cupressana
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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 cupressana (Cypress bark moth - Hodges#3475)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cydia cupressana Kearfott, 1907 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #621361
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet for the larval host plant genus (Cupressus).
Powell & Opler (2009) reported the forewing length as 5.5-8.5 mm. (2)
California. (3), (4)
Coastal areas in association with cypress. (2)
The adults are most common from January to August. (4), (2)
The larvae can be found year round. (2)
Powell & Opler (2009) reported the larvae are feeders of cypress species. (2)
Eiseman & Charney (2010) reported the larvae in the cones and provided a photo of frass on the cone surface. (5) preview page on google books
Print References
Kearfott, W.D. 1907. New North American Tortricidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 33(1): 54. (1)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, plate 17, fig. 13; p. 143. (2)
Works Cited
1.New North American Tortricidae.
William Dunham Kearfott. 1907. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 33(1): 1-97.
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
3.Essig Museum of Entomology, California Moth Species List
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.Tracks & Sign of Insects and Other Invertebrates
Charley Eiseman & Noah Charney. 2010. Stackpole Books.
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems