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Species Epinotia signiferana - Hodges#3350.1

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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 Epinotia
Species signiferana (Epinotia signiferana - Hodges#3350.1)
Hodges Number
3350.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Epinotia signiferana Heinrich, 1923 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #621259
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "sign-bearer."
Numbers
The genus Epinotia includes more than 75 species in America north of Mexico. (2),(3)
Size
Heinrich (1923) reported the wingspan as 14-18 mm. (1)
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the forewing length as 7-8 mm. (4)
Range
Powell & Opler (2009) reported the range to include British Columbia to southwestern Colorado and southern California. (3)
Holotype ♂ USA, California, San Diego County, San Diego, 14 November 1911, Collector: W. Wright, in [USNM] United States National Museum.
Season
Powell & Opler (2009) reported the adults are most common from September to December. (4)
Food
Powell & Opler (2009) listed Ceanothus thyrsiflorus Eschsch. (blueblossom) as the host plant. (4)
Print References
Heinrich, C., 1923. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae of the family Olethreutidae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 123: 232. (1)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, plate 16.28; p. 139. (4)
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.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems