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Genus Catastega

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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 Eucosmini
Genus Catastega
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Catastega Clemens, 1861 (1)
Explanation of Names
Generic epithet from Greek κατά + στέγη meaning "below decks (of a ship)," for the larva that feeds in silken tubes on the underside of the leaf. (1)
Print References
Brown. R.L., 1986. Resurrection of Catastega (Clemens) and revision of the Epinotia vertumnana (Zeller) species-group (Tortricidae, Olethreutinae). Journal of the Lepidopterists' 40(4): 327.
Clemens, B., 1861. Micro-lepidopterous larvae. Notes on a few species, the imagos of which are probably undescribed. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia 1: 86. (1)
Works Cited
1.Micro-Lepidopterous Larvae. Notes on a Few Species, the Imagos of Which Are Probably Undescribed
Clemens, B. 1861. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia. 1: 75-87.