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Genus Sparganothis

Sparganthis distincta - Sparganothis distincta Sparganothis Fruitworm Moth - Hodges#3695 - Sparganothis sulfureana sparganothis - Sparganothis sulfureana Sparganothis senecionana Sparganothis Fruitworm Moth - Sparganothis sulfureana Sparganothis demissana Moth observed 5-11-2019 9:19 pm southwest Hamilton County, Texas  - Sparganothis demissana Sparganothis sulfureana Sparganothis sulfureana
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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 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).
Identification
Pohl, et al. (2016) list 30 species, all included here.(1) This guide should be used only as a first step in identification; some species can't be confidently separated from photos.

S. caryae                    S. robinsonana              S. tessellata                 S. flavibasana              S. sulfureana

  [missing]                               

S. lycopodiana             S. minimetallica            S. bistriata                   S. tristriata                 S. demissana                 S. unifasciana                                                S. violaceana

        [missing]                        

S. xanthoides                                                  S. boweri                                                       S. taracana                  S. lindalinea                 S. sullivani                  S. mcguinnessi              

        [missing]                       [missing]                    

S. niteolinea                 S. azulispecca               S. senecionana                                                                                 S. tunicana                  S. vocaridorsana          S. richersi

[missing]                     [missing]                             [missing]                    [missing]

S. umbrana                  S. striata                     S. distincta                   S. pulcherrimana                                                                              S. rubicunda                 S. praecana

            [missing]                     [missing]
Range
Holarctic. About 3 species in Europe, 25 in the Nearctic and several in Mexico. (2)
Print References
Hübner, J., 1825. Verzeichniss bekannter Schmettlinge, p.386.
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Annotated taxonomic checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico
Pohl, G.R., Patterson, B., & Pelham, J.P. 2016. ResearchGate.net.
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.