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Species Ornarantia dyari - Hodges#2654

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Choreutoidea (Metalmark Moths)
Family Choreutidae (Metalmark Moths)
Subfamily Choreutinae
Genus Ornarantia
Species dyari (Ornarantia dyari - Hodges#2654)
Hodges Number
2654
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ornarantia dyari (Busck, 1900); n. comb. Rota & Wahlberg, 2012 (1)
Hemerophila dyari Busck, 1900; orig. comb. Busck, 1900 (2)
Phylogenetic sequence # 082925
Explanation of Names
Patronym of Harrison G. Dyar.
Size
Forewing length: 6.2-7.7 mm.; Wingspan: ~14 mm (2).
Identification
See original description in print references below.
Range
Florida. (2)
Habitat
Should be expected only where its host plants occur.
Season
Records from January, April, and June (3).
Food
Ficus spp. (2)
Life Cycle
See Busck (1900) (2).
Print References
Busck, A. (1910), New American Tineina. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 8: 242-244.
Rota, J. and Wahlberg, N. (2012), Exploration of data partitioning in an eight-gene data set: phylogeny of metalmark moths (Lepidoptera, Choreutidae). Zoologica Scripta, 41: 536–546. doi:10.1111/j.1463-6409.2012.00551.x (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Exploration of data partitioning in an eight-gene data set: phylogeny of metalmark moths (Lepidoptera, Choreutidae)
Rota, J. and Wahlberg, N. 2012. Zoologica Scripta, 41: 536–546.
2.New American Tineina
Busck, A. 1900. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 8: 235-254.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group