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Species Carposina ottawana - Hodges#2314

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Carposinoidea (Fruitworm Moths)
Family Carposinidae (Fruitworm Moths)
Genus Carposina
Species ottawana (Carposina ottawana - Hodges#2314)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Carposina ottawana Kearfott, 1907 (1)
Carposina sasakii of authors not Matsumura, 1900 (2)(3)
Carposina niponensis of authors not Walsingham, 1900 (4)(3)
Carposina nicholsana Forbes, 1923 (5) (4)(3)
Explanation of Names
Carposina sasakii Kearfott, 1907, formerly treated as C. sasakii ottawana in Diakonoff (1989) and C. niponensis ottawana in Davis (1969), is returned to full species status based on differences in both morphology and DNA and includes as a synonym C. nicholsana Forbes, 1923 in Young & Robertson (2020).
"True" C. niponensis Walsingham 1900 and "true" C. sasakii Matsumura, 1900 are regarded as extralimital.
Wingspan 13–17 mm
Type Locality: Ottawa.
Cornus racemosa (gray dogwood); Ribes sp. (gooseberry) - Davis (1969).
See Also
Moth Photographers Group - photographs of related species
Internet References
Carposina sasakii - CAB International
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.Revision of the Palaearctic Carposinidae with description of a new genus and new species (Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea)
Diakonoff, A. 1989. Zoologische Verhandelingen, 251: 1-155.
3.Reinstatement of Carposina ottawana Kearfott, 1907 (Lepidoptera: Carposinidae) as a valid species
Young, J.D. & J.A. Robertson. 2020. Insecta Mundi, 0784: 1-8.
4.A revision of the American moths of the family Carposinidae (Lepidoptera: Carposinoidea)
Donald R. Davis. 1969. United States National Museum Bulletin, 289.
5.The Lepidoptera of New York and Neighboring States
William T.M. Forbes. 1923. Cornell University, Ithaca, New York; Memoir 68.
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems