Taniva Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Lepidoptera Family: Tortricidae Subfamily: Olethreutinae Genus: Taniva
Species: T. albolineana Binomial name Taniva albolineana
- Lipoptycha albolineana Kearfott, 1907
- Endothenia albolineana
- Argyroploce abietana Fernald, 1908
- Olethreutes piceae Busck, 1916
The wingspan is about 12 mm.
The larvae feed on various spruce tree species. They only feed on dead needles. They are green with a dark brown head. The species overwinters in the larval stage in constructed nests made up of live and dead spruce needles. Pupation occurs from late May to early June in a green pupa in a grey cocoon.
Adults are on wing from mid June to early July in one generation per year.
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