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Species Apotomops texasana - Hodges#3589.1

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 Apotomops
Species texasana (Apotomops texasana - Hodges#3589.1)
Hodges Number
FW length 6-8 mm (1)
See Also
Apotomops wellingtoniana was not known from Texas as of 1984. The two species are similar except forewing terminal area of wellingtoniana is largely white with noticeable row of black terminal spots, whereas terminal area of texasana is crossed by grayish curved fascia with terminal spots more obscure. The authors also differentiate the species by genitalia. (1)
Print References
Blanchard, A. and Knudson, E.C., Three New Tortricids (Lepidoptera) from Texas, Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 1984, V.86(2), pp. 446-451. (1)
Works Cited
1.Three New Tortricids (Lepidoptera) From Texas
Andre Blanchard and Edward C. Knudson. 1984. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, V.86(2), pp. 446-451.