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Species Zomaria andromedana - Andromedana Moth - Hodges#2752

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 Olethreutini
Genus Zomaria
Species andromedana (Andromedana Moth - Hodges#2752)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Zomaria andromedana (Barnes & McDunnough, 1917)
Olethreutes andromedana Barnes & McDunnough, 1917 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #620520
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet for the generic placement of the host plant (Andromada).
Wingspan 12-15 mm. (2)
Florida. (1)
Life Cycle
Larvae feed on Rusty Lyonia (Lyonia ferruginea, formerly in the genus Andromada). (3)
Print References
Barnes, Wm. & J.H. McDunnough. 1917. A few remarks on Grossbeck's list of lepidoptera with descriptions of new species. Contributions to the natural history of the Lepidoptera of North America 3(4): 223. (1)
Heinrich, C., 1926. Bulletin - United States National Museum. 132: 113; pl. 33, fig. 198 (gen., f.); pl. 70, fig. 410 (gen., m.). (2)
Works Cited
1.Contributions to the natural history of the Lepidoptera of North America (Vols. 1-4)
William Barnes and James Halliday McDunnough. 1911. Decatur ILL., The Review Press.
2.Revision of the North American moths of the subfamilies Laspeyresiinae and Olethreutinae
Carl Heinrich. 1926. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 132: 1-216.
3.New host records for Olethreutinae (Tortricidae)
Richard L. Brown, J. F. Gates Clarke, Dale H. Habeck. 1983. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 37(3): 224-227.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems