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Species Episimus transferrana - Hodges#2701.2

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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 Episimus
Species transferrana (Episimus transferrana - Hodges#2701.2)
Hodges Number
2701.2
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Episimus transferrana (Walker, 1863)
Carpocapsa transferrana Walker, 1863
Identification
"This species is very similar to E. augmentanus but has the head vertex dark fuscous, rather than tan. The forewings usually have the dorsal margin mark more brown than reddish, and also have prominent silvery-gray striae, which are lacking or reduced in E. augmentanus." (1)
Range
TX & FL (1)
See Also
Episimus augmentana has "vertex orange buff". (1)