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Species Cydia palmetum - Hodges#3462

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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 Grapholitini
Genus Cydia
Species palmetum (Cydia palmetum - Hodges#3462)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cydia palmetum (Heinrich, 1928)
Laspeyresia palmetum Heinrich, 1928
* phylogenetic sequence #621350 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet is Latin meaning "palm-grove."
Wingspan 12-14 mm.
Southern Florida.
Type locality: near Royal Palm State Park, Florida.
Larval host include: (2)
island marberry (Ardisia escallonoides).
Florida silver palm (Coccothrinax argentata).
Print References
Heinrich, 1928. A new Laspeyresia from Florida (Lepidoptera: Olethreutidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 30: 109.