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Species Pseudexentera costomaculana - Hodges#3257

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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 Pseudexentera
Species costomaculana (Pseudexentera costomaculana - Hodges#3257)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pseudexentera costomaculana (Clemens, 1860)
Anchylopera costomaculana Clemens, 1860 (1)
Exentera costomaculana
Batodes bipustulana Walker, 1863 (2)
Phylogenetic sequence #621165
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet means "costal maculation" for the "costal somewhat triangular patch." (1)
Wingspan 13-18 mm. (3)
Records from Indiana east to Quebec and Maine, south to Florida and east Texas. (4), (1)
Larval host is witchhazel (Hamamelis). (5)
See Also
Pseudexentera virginiana (Clemens, 1864)
Print References
Clemens, B., 1860. Contributions to American lepidopterology - No. 6. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 12: 349. (1)
Works Cited
1.Contributions to American lepidopterology - No. 6.
Brackenridge Clemens. 1860. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 12: 345-362.
2.List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part XXVII - Crambites & Tortricites.
Francis Walker. 1863. British Museum (Natural History), p.1-286.
3.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.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database