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Species Cenopis diluticostana - Spring Dead-leaf Roller - Hodges#3716

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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 Sparganothini
Genus Cenopis
Species diluticostana (Spring Dead-leaf Roller - Hodges#3716)
Hodges Number
3716
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cenopis diluticostana Walsingham, 1879 (1)
Cenopis quercana Fernald, 1882 (2)
Phylogenetic sequence #620423
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet means "wider at the costa," for the first of three bands "dilated at the costa." (1)
Size
Wingspan about 12-14 mm. (3), (1)
Identification
Adult - see original description in Print References. (1)
Range
Eastern North America, Quebec to Florida(4), Ontario to Texas(5) and Nebraska. (3), (6), (7), (8)
Season
Univoltine on Block Island, RI, where adults fly mainly in July, with records from late June through mid-August.(9)
Heppner (2003) reported April to May for Florida. (8)
Food
Larvae feed on leaves of of a variety of trees and shrubs including ash (Fraxinus), lilac (Syringa), oak (Quercus), paper birch (Betula papyrifera), chokeberry (Prunus virginiana), nannyberry (Viburnum lentago) and hawthorn (Crataegus). (10), (2)
Print References
Powell, J.A. & J.W. Brown, 2012. The Moths of North America, Fascicle 8.1. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, p. 102; pl. D.20-23. (11)
Walsingham, Lord, 1879. North-American Torticidae. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum 4: 18, Pl.64, f.6 (1)
Works Cited
1.North-American Torticidae
Thomas, Lord Walsingham. 1879. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum. 4.
2.Descriptions of new species of Tortricidae.
Charles Henry Fernald. 1882. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 10: 65-72.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.Checklist of the Lepidoptera of Florida
5.Moths of Brackenridge Field Laboratory University of Texas at Austin
6.Kentucky Butterfly Net Database (moths also)
7.Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America
David Beadle and Seabrooke Leckie. 2012. Houghton Mifflin.
8.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.
9.Block Island Moths
10.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database
11.The Moths of North America north of Mexico Fascicle 8.1 Sparganothini and Atteriini
Jerry A. Powell & John W. Brown. 2012. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
12.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems