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Species Argyrotaenia kimballi - Kimball's Leafroller Moth - Hodges#3600

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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 Archipini
Genus Argyrotaenia
Species kimballi (Kimball's Leafroller Moth - Hodges#3600)
Hodges Number
3600
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Argyrotaenia kimballi Obraztsov, 1961 (1)
Explanation of Names
"The present author has the pleasure of naming this new species for Mr. Charles P. Kimball, who kindly placed at the author's disposal his material on the Tortricidae of Florida, including the present new species." Charles Kimball (1897-1982) collected extensively in Florida after 1946, especially microlepidoptera, and although describing none himself, 10 species are named for him. (2), (1)
Size
Forewing length 6-8 mm. (1)
Range
Austin et al. (2019) report a range in the US from e. TX to TN, MD, FL, with most records from the Gulf coast and FL; also recorded from The Bahamas.
Holotype male, Archbold Biological Station, Highlands County, Florida, February 10, 1958 (R.W. Pease, Jr.). Allotype female, same data but February 22, 1958.
See Also
Paraclepsis cinctana (Schiffermiller and Denis) - hindwing paler.
Argyrotaenia velutinana (Walker) - kimballi differs in having the basal area of forewings much paler costad, and the costal spot between the median fascia and wing apex consisting of three more or less distinctly separated parts.
Print References
Obraztsov, N.S., 1961. Descriptions of and notes on North and Central American species of Argyrotaenia, with the description of a new genus (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae). American Museum Novitates, no. 2048: 13. (PDF) (1)
Austin K.A., J.J. Dombroskie, D.L. Matthews, and J.Y. Miller, 2019. A Review of the Archipini of the Bahamas with the Description of a New Species of Argyrotaenia Stephens (Tortricidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 73(1): 5-18
Works Cited
1.Descriptions of and notes on North and Central American species of Argyrotaenia, with the description of a new genus.
Nicholas S. Obraztsov. 1961. American Museum Novitates, no. 2048: pp.1-42.
2.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.