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Species Sciota virgatella - Black-spotted Leafroller - Hodges#5797

A Colourful Phycitinae sp. - Sciota virgatella Illinois  Data Point - Sciota virgatella Illinois  Data Point - Sciota virgatella Sciota virgatella Lucerne Moth? - Sciota virgatella 20150604-DSC_0653 - Sciota virgatella Sciota virgatella Sciota sp. - Sciota virgatella
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pyraloidea (Pyralid and Crambid Snout Moths)
Family Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Subfamily Phycitinae
Tribe Phycitini
Genus Sciota
Species virgatella (Black-spotted Leafroller - Hodges#5797)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sciota virgatella (Clemens, 1860)
Pempelia virgatella Clemens, 1860
Pempelia contatella var. quinquepunctella Grote, 1880
Nephopterix virgatella
wingspan about 22 mm, based on photo by Jim Vargo at MPG
eastern United States and southern Ontario
page creation based on Brian Scholtens' identification of this image, as reported by Bob Patterson
Print References
Clemens, B. 1860: Contributions to American lepidopterology. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 12: 205
Grote, A. R. 1880: North American Phycidae. North American Entomologist. 1(7): 49-50. (Pempelia contatella var. quinquepunctella)