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Species Chimoptesis gerulae - Hodges#3272

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Classification
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 Chimoptesis
Species gerulae (Chimoptesis gerulae - Hodges#3272)
Hodges Number
3272
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Chimoptesis gerulae (Heinrich, 1923)
Griselda gerulae Heinrich, 1923
Numbers
There are four named species of Chimoptesis in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Wingspan 17.5-18 mm. (187)
Identification
Original description online: (187)

[Adapted from original description]:
White patch along the middle of inner margin.
Beginning near the middle of the costa is a band of black scales curving into the wing and ending at the apex. There is a small white patch at this intersection on the apex.
The lighter costal area enclosed by the band has three dark streaks angling away from the costa. There are numerous short dark streaks along the costa.
Hindwing is brownish gray.
Range
Eastern United States.
Type locality: USA: Pennsylvania, New Brighton. (187)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
Most records are from December to January through March. (1), Bug Guide
Print References
Brown, J.W. & J. Baixeras. 2005. World Catalogue of Insects, Vol. 5: Tortricidae (Lepidoptera). p. 171. (2)
Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States:. Ohio Biological Survey, p. 149.239.(3)
Heinrich, C. 1923. Revision of the North American Moths of the Subfamilies Eucosminae of the family Olethreutidae. United States National Museum Bulletin 123. p. 187. (4)
Works Cited
1.North American Moth Photographers Group
2.World Catalogue of Insects, Vol. 5: Tortricidae (Lepidoptera)
John Wesley Brown, Joaquin Baixeras. 2005. Apollo Books.
3.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.
4.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.
5.The Barcode of Life Database (BOLD)