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Species Atroposia oenotherana - Primrose Cochylid Moth - Hodges#3848

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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 Tortricinae
Tribe Cochylini
Genus Atroposia
Species oenotherana (Primrose Cochylid Moth - Hodges#3848)
Hodges Number
3848
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Atroposia oenotherana (Riley, 1881) (1)
Conchylis oenotherana Riley, 1881
[Atroposia] oenotherana Pogue 1986 (unavailable generic name)
Phtheochroa oenotherana
This species was number 3842 in the 1983 Hodges Checklist.
Explanation of Names
Pogue (1986) proposed the genus Atroposia for this species in his unpublished Ph.D. dissertation and is nomen nudum (unavaillable). The name was formally published by Brown (2019) (1).
Size
wingspan about 11 mm
Range
daltonstate.edu - lists the range as Ontario to Florida to Texas
Print References
Riley, C. V., 1881. Descriptions of some new Tortricidae (leaf-rollers). Transactions of the Academy of Science of St. Louis. 4: 316
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - species page with photographs of living and pinned adults.
daltonstate.edu - photograph of pinned adult.
Pinned Images at BOLD.