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Species Decodes helix - Hodges#3579.1

3579.1  - Decodes helix
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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 Tortricinae
Tribe Cnephasiini
Genus Decodes
Species helix (Decodes helix - Hodges#3579.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Decodes helix Powell & Brown, 1998
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the forewing length 8-9.5 mm. (1)
Specimen determined by DNA analysis (BOLD). (2)
Southern California.
Holotype ♂ from Torrey pines area, Santa Rosa Island, Santa Barbara Co., California.
Powell & Opler (2009) reported the adults fly in winter and spring. (1)
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)