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Species Epinotia emarginana - Hodges#3323

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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 Epinotia
Species emarginana (Epinotia emarginana - Hodges#3323)
Hodges Number
3323
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Epinotia emarginana (Walsingham, 1879) (1)
Proteopteryx emarginana Walsingham, 1879 (2)
Phylogenetic sequence #621235
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet means "notched margin," for the "apical margin oblique, abruptly indented" in the description of the species and the genus Proteopteryx, of which emarginana was the type before Heinrich (1926) moved them all to Epinotia. (2), (1)
Size
Wingspan 13-17 mm. (1)
Identification
Adult - Highly variable. Walsingham (1879) described and illustrated five varieties in the original description. (2)
Print References
Walsingham, Lord. 1879. North-American Torticidae. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum 4: 68, Pl.76, f.2-6 (2)
Works Cited
1.Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae of the family Olethreutidae
Carl Heinrich. 1923. United States National Museum Bulletin 123: 1-298.
2.North-American Torticidae
Thomas, Lord Walsingham. 1879. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum. 4.