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Species Crocidosema perplexana - Epinotia perplexana - Hodges#3287

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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 Crocidosema
Species perplexana (Epinotia perplexana - Hodges#3287)
Hodges Number
3287
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Crocidosema perplexana (Fernald, 1901)
Epiblema perplexana Fernald, 1901 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #621264
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "confused, ambiguous."
Size
Wingspan 13-15 mm. (1)
Range
Southeastern United States.
Types and other material: Palm Beach, FL (H.G. Dyer).
Food
Larval host is hairypod cowpea (Vigna luteola). (2)
Print References
Fernald, C.H. 1901. New Pyralidae and Tortricidae from Palm Beach, Florida. Journal of The New York Entomological Society, 9(2): 51. (1)
Heinrich, 1923: 202; pl. 54, fig. 375 (gen. ♂) (3)
Works Cited
1.New Pyralidae and Tortricidae from Palm Beach, Florida
C. H. Fernald. 1901. Journal of The New York Entomological Society, 9: 49-52.
2.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database
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.