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Species Epiblema benignatum - Hodges#3185

Tortricidae, prairie sage - Epiblema benignatum Tortricidae, prairie sage - Epiblema benignatum Tortricidae, prairie sage - Epiblema benignatum Olethreutinae, Artemisia gall making/stem boring larva - Epiblema benignatum Olethreutinae, dorsal - Epiblema benignatum Olethreutinae, released - Epiblema benignatum Moth with white patch - Epiblema benignatum Epiblema benignatum
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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 Epiblema
Species benignatum (Epiblema benignatum - Hodges#3185)
Hodges Number
3185
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Epiblema benignatum McDunnough, 1925
Range
Manitoba to Washington, south to Iowa, New Mexico and California(1)
Season
Flight period: May to early July(1)
Food
Clarke reared larvae from stems of Artemisia vulgaris - Common Wormwood - in Washington (Brown et al., 1983)(1)
Also reared from Artemisia ludoviciana (John van der Linden)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States, An Identification Guide
Gilligan, Todd M., Donald J. Wright, and Loran D. Gibson. 2008. Ohio Biological Survey, P.O. Box 21370, Columbus, Ohio 43221-0370.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group