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Species Epiblema separationis - Hodges#3177

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Classification
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 Eucosmini
Genus Epiblema
Species separationis (Epiblema separationis - Hodges#3177)
Hodges Number
3177
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Epiblema separationis Heinrich, 1923
Epiblema praesumtiosa separationis Heinrich, 1923 (1)
* phylogenetic sequence #097600
Explanation of Names
Heinrich apparently used the name separationis to note genetalic differences with Epiblema praesumtiosa even though he initially described it as a subspecies. (1)
Size
Wingspan 9-11 mm. (1)
Range
Coastal areas from Maryland south to Florida, west to Texas.
Type Location: Brownsville, TX (August Busck, 5-27-17). (1)
Food
The larval host is bushy seaside tansy (Borrichia frutescens, Asteraceae). (2)
Print References
Heinrich, C. 1923. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae of the family Olethreutidae. USNM Bulletin 123: 143. (1)