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scientific name    Dioryctria hodgesi    

habitat
Dry, open woodlands dominated by Pinus monophylla and juniper.

seasonality
Adults collected July-September.

identification
Forewing with raised scales. Forewing primarily white, though dentate bands with strongly contrasting black borders. Patches of reddish scales in subbasal area and following antemedial and postmedial lines. Male genitalia: Uncus constricted and rounded apically. Valve with hooked apical projection and lacking an accessory spine. Female genitalia: ductus bursa sclerotized with strong longitudinal fluting.

life history
Unknown

diet info
Unknown, though based on distributional data, Pinus monophylla may be the host (Neunzig 2004).

range
Specimens collected in Nevada and southeastern California.

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http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=4940



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