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Genus Lotisma

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Carposinoidea (Fruitworm Moths)
Family Copromorphidae (Tropical Fruitworm Moths)
Genus Lotisma
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lotisma Busck, 1909
1 species in North America.
Print References
Busck, A. 1909. Notes on Microlepidoptera with descriptions of new North American species. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 11(2): 98
Internet References
description of adult in preview of the book "A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico" by Ross Arnett (Google Book Search result)
presence in California; list of 9 specimen records of L. trigonana plus dates and locations (U. of California at Berkeley)
larval foodplants; PDF doc (Kim Patten, Cranberry Vine Newsletter, Washing State U.)
distribution; PDF doc and confirmation of presence in Alaska (James Gaither, Journal of Lepidopterists Society, courtesy Yale U.)