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Species Scythropiodes issikii - Hodges#1066.1

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gelechioidea (Twirler Moths and kin)
Family Depressariidae
Subfamily Oditinae
Genus Scythropiodes
Species issikii (Scythropiodes issikii - Hodges#1066.1)
Hodges Number
1066.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Scythropiodes issikii (Takahashi, 1930)
Depressaria issikii Takahashi, 1930
Range
Native to Asia; has been observed in Virginia and Georgia in the USA.
Remarks
Family assignment of this species is based on the Gelechioidea phylogeny of Heikkilä et al. (2014) (1), in which the congeneric Scythropiodes malivora was placed in Depressariidae. This placement is supported by Sohn et al. (2016) (2).
Wang & Li (2016) placed Scythropiodes in Oditinae which was in turn tentatively placed family Lecithoceridae, contradicting Heikkilä et al. (2013) due to differences in morphology.
Print References
Park, K.-T., and C. Wu. 1997. Genus Scythropiodes Matsumura in China and Korea (Lepidoptera, Lecithoceridae), with description of seven new species. Insecta Koreana 14: 29-50.
Takahashi, S., 1930. Insect pests of fruit trees. Meibundo, Tokyo, 1224 pp.
Wang, Q-Y. & H-H. Li, 2016. Review of the genus Scythropiodes Matsumura, 1931 (Lepidoptera, Lecithoceridae, Oditinae) from China, with a checklist of the world. Zootaxa 4132(3): 313; figs 15, 30, 42.
Works Cited
1.Morphology reinforces proposed molecular phylogenetic affinities: a revised classification for Gelechioidea (Lepidoptera)
Heikkilä, M., Mutanen, M., Kekkonen, M. and Kaila, L. 2014. Cladistics 30: 563–589.
2.Phylogeny and feeding trait evolution of the mega-diverse Gelechioidea (Lepidoptera: Obtectomera)...
Sohn, J.C., J.C. Regier, C. Mitter, D. Adamski, J.F. Landry, M. Heikkilä, K.T. Park, T. Harrison, K. Mitter, A. Zwick, A.Y. Kaw. 2016. Systematic Entomology, 41(1): 112–132.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.The Barcode of Life Database (BOLD)