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Species Dichrorampha leopardana - Hodges#3414

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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 Olethreutinae
Tribe Grapholitini
Genus Dichrorampha
Species leopardana (Dichrorampha leopardana - Hodges#3414)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dichrorampha leopardana (Busck, 1906) (1)
Hemimene leopardana Busck, 1906 (2)
Phylogenetic sequence #621284
Explanation of Names
Leopard is an appropriate name for this "exquisite little moth." (2)
Wingspan 8-10 mm. (1)
Records from Wisconsin to Pennsylvania, south to West Virginia. (3)
Types: Hyattsville, MD (Busck); Pittsburgh, PA (Engel). (2)
Known larval hosts include thoroughwort (Eupatorium) and crownbeard (Verbesina). (4)
Print References
Busck, A., 1906. Notes on some tortricid genera with descriptions of new American species. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 19: 181. (2)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group – image of pinned adult
BOLD Systems - images of pinned DNA supported specimens - Image of pinned adult
Works Cited
1.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.
2.Notes on Some Tortricid Genera with Descriptions of New American Species
August Busck. 1906. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, Volume 19, p. 179.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database