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Species Platynota rostrana - Omnivorous Platynota Moth - Hodges#3745

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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
Species rostrana (Omnivorous Platynota Moth - Hodges#3745)
Hodges Number
3745
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Platynota rostrana (Walker, 1863)
Teras rostrana Walker, 1863 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin rostrum meaning "snout," for the long palps.
Size
Wingspan: 13–17 mm (2)
Range
Has been recorded in eastern US, from New Jersey, south to Florida, and west to Arizona (2)
Food
Larvae feed on various plants, including citrus species, where they have been recorded damaging unripe fruits and leaves. (2)
Life Cycle
First instar larvae scrape the leaves and fruits. They use plant debris, feces and silk strands to build cocoons from which they emerge to feed and in which they remain until pupation. Later, they feed through fruit skin or bore holes. (2)
Print References
Nava et al., 2006. Platynota rostrana (Walker) (Tortricidae) and Phidotricha erigens Raganot (Pyralidae): artificial diet effects on biological cycle. Brazilian Journal of Biology 66(4): 1-8. (PDF) (3)
Walker, F., 1863. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part XXVIII – Tortricites and Tineites. British Museum (Natural History), p.290. (1)
Works Cited
1.List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part XXVIII – Tortricites and Tineites
Francis Walker. 1863. British Museum (Natural History), p.287-561.
2.Wikipedia
3.Platynota rostrana (Walker) and Phidotricha erigens Raganot: artificial diet effects on biological cycle.
Nava D.E., P. Fortes, D.G. de Oliveira, F.T. Viera, T.M. Ibelli, J.V.C. Guedes, J.R.P. Parra. 2006. Brazilian Journal of Biology 66(4): 1-8.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems