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Species Epiblema abruptana - Abrupt Epiblema - Hodges#3173

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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 Eucosmini
Genus Epiblema
Species abruptana (Abrupt Epiblema - Hodges#3173)
Hodges Number
3173
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Epiblema abruptana (Walsingham, 1879)
Paedisca abruptana Walsingham, 1879 (1)
Eucosma abruptana
Phylogenetic sequence #621066
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet abruptana likely refers to the palps that the author describes as "short" with "apical joint scarcely exposed." (1)
Size
Wingspan 14-17 mm. (2)
Range
e. US / s. QBC - Map (3)
See Also
Episimus argutanus
Print References
Walsingham, L. 1879. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum 4: 53, Pl.72, f.6. (1)
Works Cited
1.North-American Torticidae
Thomas, Lord Walsingham. 1879. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum. 4.
2.Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae of the family Olethreutidae
Carl Heinrich. 1923. United States National Museum Bulletin 123: 1-298.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group