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Species Epiblema brightonana - Brighton's Epiblema - Hodges#3203

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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 Epiblema
Species brightonana (Brighton's Epiblema - Hodges#3203)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Epiblema brightonana (Kearfott, 1907)
Eucsoma brightonana Kearfott, 1907
Phylogentic sequence #621099
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet for the type location, New Brighton, Pennsylvania.
Kearfott (1907) reported the wingspan 13-16 mm. (1)
Kearfott (1907) stated "Forewing: gray-brown; a large dark brown spot on dorsum, between inner fourth and middle, extending to middle of wing, pointed on top, rounded on sides; a smaller spot of same shape and color on dorsum before angle; from the middle of costa an irregular narrow fascia goes obliquely to middle of wing at end of cell, sending a wavy line down to the dorsal spot before angle." (1)
Beadle & Leckie (2012) reported the range to include southeastern Canada; northeastern United States. (2)
Types/Material examined:(1) New Brighton, PA (F.A. Merrick, July 29th to Aug. 10th).
The main flight period is June to August. (3)
Print References
Gilligan, T.M., D.J. Wright & L.D. Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States. Bulletin of the Ohio Biological Survey 16(2): p.127.194 (4)
Kearfott, W.D., 1907. New North American Tortricidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 33:. 33(1): 23. (1)
Works Cited
1.New North American Tortricidae.
William Dunham Kearfott. 1907. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 33(1): 1-97.
2.Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America
David Beadle and Seabrooke Leckie. 2012. Houghton Mifflin.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States, An Identification Guide
Gilligan, Todd M., Donald J. Wright, and Loran D. Gibson. 2008. Ohio Biological Survey, P.O. Box 21370, Columbus, Ohio 43221-0370.
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
6.Butterflies of North America