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Genus Platynota

Omnivorous Platynota Moth - Platynota rostrana Black-shaded Platynota Moth - Platynota flavedana - male Hodges #3745 - Omnivorous Platynota Moth - Platynota rostrana 3743 – Platynota exasperatana – Exasperating Platynota - Platynota exasperatana Platynota stultana, Maybe - Platynota stultana - female Moth B 10.3.18 - Platynota Platynota Hoods - Platynota rostrana - male Tortricidae, larva on Dogbane - Platynota
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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 Tortricinae
Tribe Sparganothini
Genus Platynota
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Platynota Clemens, 1860 (1)
Numbers
19 species in North America according to Moth Photographers' Group.
Identification
Pohl, et al. (2016) list 19 species, all included here.(2) This guide should be used only as a first step in identification; some species can't be confidently separated from photos.

P. idaeusalis                                                    P. exasparatana                                             P. semiustana               P. rostrana                   P. wenzelana              P. polingi

                  [missing]

P. texana                     P. labiosana                                                    P. islameconae             P. blanchardi                P. flavedana                                                   P. zapatana
                                                                                                                                                                             ♂                                ♀
[missing]                           [missing]                     [missing]                         [missing]

P. larreana                   P. yumana                    P. redingtonensis         P. viridana                   P. stultana                   P. nigrocervina             P. calidana

  [missing]                     [missing]                     [missing]                         [missing]                    
Life Cycle
Print References
Clemens, B., 1860. Contributions to American lepidopterology - No. 6. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 12: 347. (1)
Works Cited
1.Contributions to American lepidopterology - No. 6.
Brackenridge Clemens. 1860. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 12: 345-362.
2.Annotated taxonomic checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico
Pohl, G.R., Patterson, B., & Pelham, J.P. 2016. ResearchGate.net.