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Species Decodes helix - Hodges#3579.1

3579.1  - Decodes helix
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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 Tortricinae
Tribe Cnephasiini
Genus Decodes
Species helix (Decodes helix - Hodges#3579.1)
Hodges Number
3579.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Decodes helix Powell & Brown, 1998
Size
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the forewing length 8-9.5 mm. (1)
Identification
Specimen determined by DNA analysis (BOLD). (2)
Range
Southern California.
Holotype ♂ from Torrey pines area, Santa Rosa Island, Santa Barbara Co., California.
Season
Powell & Opler (2009) reported the adults fly in winter and spring. (1)
Food
Powell & Opler (2009) listed three host plants. (1)
Arctostaphylos confertiflora Eastw. (Santa Rosa Island manzanita).
A. insularis Greene ex Parry (Island manzanita).
Xylococcus bicolor Nutt. (Mission manzanita).
Print References
Powell & Brown, 1998. Pan-Pacific Entomologist 74: 103.
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, pl. 18, fig. 2; p. 147. (1)