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Genus Cnephasia

moth - Cnephasia stephensiana 3567.1, Cnephasia stephensiana, Gray Tortrix - Cnephasia stephensiana Cnephasia stephensiana Cnephasia stephensiana Cnephasia longana Cnephasia longana Gray Tortrix - Cnephasia stephensiana noid - Cnephasia longana
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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 Tortricinae
Tribe Cnephasiini
Genus Cnephasia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cnephasia Curtis, 1826
Sphaleroptera Guenée, 1845
Anoplocnephasia Real, 1953
Brachycnephasia Real, 1953
Explanation of Names
Generic epithet from Greek meaning "darkness." (1)
Numbers
About 40 Old World species, one introduced to the Pacific Coast of North America. (2)
Works Cited
1.An accentuated list of the British Lepidoptera, with hints on the derivation of the names.
Anonymous. 1858. The Entomological Societies of Oxford and Cambridge.
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.