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Species Ephippiphora eclipsana - Solidago Root Moth - Hodges#3438

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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 Olethreutinae
Tribe Grapholitini
Genus Ephippiphora
Species eclipsana (Solidago Root Moth - Hodges#3438)
Hodges Number
3438
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Grapholita eclipsana Zeller, 1875
Grapholita (Ephippiphora) eclipsana Zeller, 1875 (1)
Enarmonia eclipsana
Laspeyresia eclipsana
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet means "eclipse," perhaps for the "moon lines" (Mondlinien) in Zeller's description. (1)
Size
Wingspan 9-15 mm. (2)
Range
Records from Iowa to Pennsylvania, south to North Carolina and Kentucky. (3), (2)
Type locality: Texas (Boll). (1)
Food
Larval host is false indigo (Amorpha). (4)
Print References
Zeller, P.C., 1875. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamericanischen Nachtfalter, besonders der Microlepidopteren. Verhandlungen der kaiserlich-königlichen zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien, 25: 298; Pl.9, f.29. (1)
Works Cited
1.Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamericanischen Nachtfalter, besonders der Microlepidopteren, vol. 3.
Phillip Christoph Zeller. 1875. Verhandlungen der kaiserlich-königlichen zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien, 25: 207-360.
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.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database