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Species Henricus edwardsiana - Hodges#3796

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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 Cochylini
Genus Henricus
Species edwardsiana (Henricus edwardsiana - Hodges#3796)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Henricus edwardsiana (Walsingham, 1884)
Conchylis edwardsiana Walsingham, 1884
Commophila contrastana Kearfott, 1907 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet in honor of "Mr. Henry Edwards of New York" (Walsingham, 1884)
Henricus edwardsiana (Walsingham, 1884) was number 3820 in the 1983 Hodges Checklist and includes as a synonym 3796 Henricus contrastana (Kearfott, 1907). The two were lumped in Metzler & Brown (2014) (2) but H. contrastana was erroneously placed as the senior synonym, John Brown (pers. comm., 5/17/2018)
Henricus contrastana - specific epithet for the contrasting wings described as "sharply defined." (1)
Wingspan (Henricus edwardsiana): 23mm (Walsingham, 1884)
Wingspan (Henricus contrastana): ~17-22 mm. (3)
Adult - see original description in Print References. (1) Also see Razowski (1997). (3)
Michigan and Connecticut to Florida, west in the south to California. (4) Wider distribution possible, see Razowski (1997). (3)
Type (Henricus edwardsiana): Arizona
Types (Henricus contrastana): Oak Station, Allegheny Co., Penn., May 23, (Fred. Marloff); New Haven, Conn., June 7, (A.E. Britton).
Once bred on Juniper. (3)
Print References
Kearfott, W.D., 1907. New micro-lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist. 39(5): 160. (Commophila contrastana) (1)
Walsingham, 1884. North American Tortricidae. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London. 1884(10): 128.
Internet References
BOLD Systems (Henricus contrastanus)
Works Cited
1.New micro-leidoptera
W.D. Kearfott. 1907. The Canadian Entomologist 39(1-6): 1-9, 53-60, 77-84, 121-128, 153-160, 211-212.
2.An updated check list of the Cochylina (Tortricidae, Tortricinae, Euliini) of North America north of Mexico including...
Metzler, E.H. & Brown, J.W. 2014. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 68(4): 274–282.
3.Cochylini (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) of Canada
Razowski, J. 1997. Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia. 40(1):107-163.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group