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Species Ancylis mira - Hodges#3368

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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 mira (Ancylis mira - Hodges#3368)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ancylis mira Heinrich, 1929 (1)
Ancylis mira furvescens Heinrich, 1929 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin mirus meaning "wonderful, amazing."
Wingspan 13-15 mm. (1)
Records from Washington, British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Quebec, and Maine, south to New York, West Virginia, Missouri and Colorado. (1), (2), (3)
Holotype male: Chimney Gulch, Golden, Colorado. April (Oslar).
Paratypes: St. Johns, Quebec, 3-VI-14 (Chagnon); Palos Park, Chicago, Illinois. VI-4-04 (A. Kwiat (4)); New Hampshire (no date); Wisconsin (no date); Vavenby, British Columbia. 22-V-1924 (Theo. A. Moilliet (5)).
Print References
Heinrich, C., 1929. Notes on some North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 75(2779): 17. (1)
Works Cited
1.Notes on some North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae
Carl Heinrich. 1929. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 75(2779): 1-23.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.Ancylis mira
4.A brief history of lepidopterology in Illinois.
Roderick R. Irwin. 1972. Transactions of the Illinois Academy of Science 65: 45-49.
5.Checklist of the Lepidoptera of British Columbia, Canada.
Pohl, G.R., Cannings, R.A., Landry, J.-F., Holden, D.G., Scudder, G.G.E., . 2015. Entomological Society of British Columbia. 308 p.