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Species Crocidosema aporema - Hodges#3332

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 Crocidosema
Species aporema (Crocidosema aporema - Hodges#3332)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Crocidosema aporema (Walsingham, 1914)
Eucosma aporema Walsingham, 1914
FWL: 6.5-8.0 mm (1)
Adults - See images and info at TortAI (1)
Larvae - See images and info at LepIntercept (2)
Central, South America and possibly the Caribbean. Five specimens collected in Brownsville, Texas in 1941 (and possibly others in 1944). No recent U.S. records. (1)