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Species Ancylis muricana - Red-headed Ancylis - Hodges#3377

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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 Enarmoniini
Genus Ancylis
Species muricana (Red-headed Ancylis - Hodges#3377)
Hodges Number
3377
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ancylis muricana (Walsingham, 1879)
Phoxopteryx muricana Walsingham 1879 (1)
Phoxopteris cornifoliana Riley, 1881 (2)
Phylogenetic sequence #620665
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin muricatus meaning "purple colored" for the "purplish grey" thorax. (1)
Size
Wingspan 9-13 mm. (3), (1)
Identification
Adult - see original description in Print References. (1)
Range
Eastern half of the United States and southeastern Canada.
Print References
Walsingham, Lord. 1879. North-American Torticidae. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum 4, 74, Pl.77, f.6 (1)
Works Cited
1.North-American Torticidae
Thomas, Lord Walsingham. 1879. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum. 4.
2.Descriptions of some new Tortricidae (Leaf Rollers).
Riley, C.V. 1881. Transactions of the Academy of Science of St. Louis, 4: 316-324.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group