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Species Phaecasiophora inspersa - Hodges#2773

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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 Olethreutini
Genus Phaecasiophora
Species inspersa (Phaecasiophora inspersa - Hodges#2773)
Hodges Number
2773
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phaecasiophora inspersa Heinrich, 1931 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin inspersus meaning "sprinkled" for the forwings "peppered with blackish scales." (1)
Size
Wingspan: 16-20 mm (2).
Identification
See Heinrich (1931) in print references below.
Range
Records from Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, and North Carolina on MPG (2).
Holotype male and two male paratypes: St. Petersburg, FL (R. Ludwig, 3-3-15).
Season
Records from February to June on MPG (2).
Print References
Heinrich, C. 1931. Notes on and descriptions of some American moths. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 79: 13-14. (1)
Internet References
Image of holotype (Tortricidae.com)
Works Cited
1.Notes on and descriptions of some American moths.
Carl Heinrich. 1931. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 79(13): 1-16, Pl.1-7.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems