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Argyrotaenia coconinana

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Tortricidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Argyrotaenia
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Argyrotaenia coconinana is a species of moth of the Tortricidae family. It is found in the United States, where it has been recorded from Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico.

The length of the forewings is 11–13 mm for males 11–12 mm for females. The forewings are pale red brown with a whitish to yellowish-white longitudinal streak and a pale red-brown line above this streak, as well as a dark copper-brown line. The hindwings are white, with pale gray overscaling. Adults have been recorded on wing in June and July.

Etymology

The species name is derived from the county of Coconino in Arizona.

References

Argyrotaenia coconinana Wikipedia


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