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Species Gretchena nymphana - Hodges#3266.1

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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 Gretchena
Species nymphana (Gretchena nymphana - Hodges#3266.1)
Hodges Number
3266.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Gretchena nymphana Blanchard & Knudson, 1983 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #621175
Size
Forewing length 8-9 mm. (1)
Identification
Adult - wavy black line from apex to dorsal margin near base. Separated from other Gretchena by its pale yellowish brown ground color. (1)
Range
Records from Illinois to Texas, east to South Carolina and Maryland. (2), (1)
Holotype male: Anderson County, Texas.
Print References
Blanchard, A. & E.C. Knudson. 1983. New North American species of Eucosmini (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 85: 851. (1)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group – images of live and pinned adults
BOLD Systems - images of pinned DNA supported specimens
Works Cited
1.New North American species of Eucosmini (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae).
André Blanchard & Edward C. Knudson. 1983. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 85(4): 845-852.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group