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Genus Sparganothis

Unknown Tortricidae - Sparganothis distincta mosaic sparganothis moth - Sparganothis xanthoides Tortricid - Sparganothis violaceana Tortricidae, lateral - Sparganothis sulfureana Yellow moth - Sparganothis sulfureana Tortricidae - Sparganothis xanthoides  Sparganothis unifasciana  - Sparganothis unifasciana Sparganothis Fruitworm? - Sparganothis sulfureana
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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 Sparganothini
Genus Sparganothis
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sparganothis Hübner, [1825]
Explanation of Names
Generic epithet likely for the plant genus Sparganium Linnaeus, 1753 (bur-reed).
Holarctic. About 3 species in Europe, 25 in the Nearctic and several in Mexico. (1)
Print References
Hübner, J., 1825. Verzeichniss bekannter Schmettlinge, p.386.
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.