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Species Henricus umbrabasana - Hodges#3801

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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 Tortricinae
Tribe Cochylini
Genus Henricus
Species umbrabasana (Henricus umbrabasana - Hodges#3801)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Henricus umbrabasana (Kearfott, 1908)
Commophila? umbrabasana Kearfott, 1908 (1)
Henricus umbrabasanus (misspelling)
Number 3777 in the 1983 Hodges Checklist.
Phylogenetic Sequence # 620162
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "shaded basal area," for the forewing "basal sixth ... brown, with a blueish iridescent hue in certain lights." (1)
Wingspan 14-20 mm. (1)
Forewing length 6-8 mm, females slightly larger than males. (2)
Adult - see original description in Print References. (1)
Specimens identified by DNA analysis:
Pacific states from coast to middle elevations of the Sierra Nevada. (2)
Described specimens: San Diego, California, May 6 (W.S. Wright); Colfax, Placer County, California, December (A.H. Vachell); Alameda County, California, June 17 (G.R. Pilate). (1)
Larvae feed on oak leaves. (2)
Print References
Kearfott, W.D., 1908. New North American Tortriciae and Tineina. Journal of the New York Entomological Society. 16(3): 180. (1)
Works Cited
1.New North American Tortricidæ and Tineina
W. D. Kearfott. 1908. Journal of The New York Entomological Society, 16: 167-188.
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems