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scientific name    Archips dissitana    

habitat
Boreal forest.

seasonality
Mid June to late August (Razowski 1977)

identification
The adult is readily identified by the pristine white forewings sharply contrasting with jagged jet black bands in the antemedian, median, and postmedian areas.

conservation
Widespread but rarely collected in most localities, probably of no concern.

diet info
Balsam Fir (Abies balsamea). (Razowski 1977)

range
Widespread in the boreal forest from Alberta to Nova Scotia, south to Minnesota and in the Appalachians to North Carolina.

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http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=23236



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