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Species Lorita baccharivora - Hodges#3802

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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 Tortricinae
Tribe Cochylini
Genus Lorita
Species baccharivora (Lorita baccharivora - Hodges#3802)
Hodges Number
3802
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lorita baccharivora Pogue, 1988
Range
FL, TX (1); RI (specimens collected by Aaron Hunt and identified by Michael Sabourin).
Type locality: Lake Okeechobee, Okeechobee Co., FL.
Food
Baccharis halimifolia (Asteraceae)
Print References
Pogue, 1988: 449; figs. 2 (spread specimen), 6 (wing venations), 9, 10, 12 (genitalia), 26-47 (egg, larva, pupa). (1)
Diatloff G. & W.A. Palmer, 1988. The host specificity and biology of Aristotelia ivae Busck (Gelechiidae) and Lorita baccharivora Pogue (Tortricidae), two microlepidoptera selected as biological control agents for Baccharis halimifolia (Asteraceae) in Australia. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 90(4): 458–461.