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Species Carposina fernaldana - Currant Fruitworm Moth - Hodges#2315

Carposina fernaldana Carposina fernaldana ? - Carposina fernaldana Tortricinae - Carposina fernaldana Carposina fernaldana - female Carposina fernaldana - male Carposina fernaldana - female Carposina sp. moth - Carposina fernaldana 2315 – Carposina fernaldana Busck, 1907 – Currant Fruitworm - Carposina fernaldana
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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 fernaldana (Currant Fruitworm Moth - Hodges#2315)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Carposina fernaldana Busck, 1907
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of entomologist Charles H. Fernald (1838-1921).
There are four named species of the genus Carposina in America north of Mexico. (1), (2), (3)
Busck (1907) listed the wingspan 15-20 mm. (1)

Aedeagus with three longitudinal rows of dense cornuti; one row, bearing the longest apical spines, usually with a conspicuous median gap devoid of spines; juxta deeply forked.
Davis (1969) reported the range to include Quebec along the Mississippi drainage to Missouri. (1)
Described from specimens collected from Plummers Island, Maryland, Oak Station and New Brighton, Pennsylvania, St. Louis, Missouri, and Chicago, Illinois.
Forbes (1923) listed hawthorn (Crataegus) and currant (Ribes). (4), (5)
Print References
Busck, A. 1907. A review of the Tortricid subfamily Phaloniinae with descriptions of new American species. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 15(1): 36. (6)
Davis, D. 1969. A revision of the American moths of the family Carposinidae (Lepidoptera: Carposinoidea). United States National Museum Bulletin 289: 21. (1)
Works Cited
1.A revision of the American moths of the family Carposinidae (Lepidoptera: Carposinoidea)
Donald R. Davis. 1969. United States National Museum Bulletin, 289.
2.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.The Lepidoptera of New York and Neighboring States
William T.M. Forbes. 1923. Cornell University, Ithaca, New York; Memoir 68.
5.Tracks & Sign of Insects and Other Invertebrates
Charley Eiseman & Noah Charney. 2010. Stackpole Books.
6.A review of the tortricid subfamily Phaloniinae with descriptions of new American species
August Busck. 1907. Journal of The New York Entomological Society, 15: 19-36.
7.Butterflies of North America
8.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems