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Species Epiblema tripartitana - Hodges#3184

Belted Galloway Tort - Epiblema tripartitana - male Small white banded moth - Epiblema tripartitana - female An Epiblema sp. - Epiblema tripartitana Tortricid - Epiblema tripartitana - female Olethreutinae, lateral - Epiblema tripartitana Epiblema tripartitana - Hodges #3184 (Epiblema tripartitana) - Epiblema tripartitana Epiblema tripartitana Hodges#3184 - Epiblema tripartitana
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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 Olethreutinae
Tribe Eucosmini
Genus Epiblema
Species tripartitana (Epiblema tripartitana - Hodges#3184)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Epiblema tripartitana (Zeller, 1875) (1), (2)
Paedisca tripartitana Zeller, 1875 (1)
Wingspan 14-21 mm. (1)
Revised description is online. (2002) (2)
New Mexico to Minnesota and eastward. (3), (4), (5), (6), (7)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Wright was unable to find characters of the male or female genitalia that would separate E. tripartitana from E. glenni. (2)
See Also

Compare to others on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group
Print References
Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 122.180. (7)
Wright, D.J. 2002. A New Species of Epiblema previously confused with E. tripartitana (Zeller) and E. infellx (Heinrich) (Tortricidae). p. 277, fig 2, 5. (2)
Works Cited
1.Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae of the family Olethreutidae
Carl Heinrich. 1923. United States National Museum Bulletin 123: 1-298.
2.A New Species of Epiblema previously confused with E. tripartitana (Zeller) and E. infellx (Heinrich) (Tortricidae)
Donald J. Wright. 2002. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 56(4): 277-285.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.South Carolina Moth Species
5.Moths of Brackenridge Field Laboratory University of Texas at Austin
6.Checklist of the Lepidoptera of Florida
7.Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States, An Identification Guide
Gilligan, Todd M., Donald J. Wright, and Loran D. Gibson. 2008. Ohio Biological Survey, P.O. Box 21370, Columbus, Ohio 43221-0370.