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Genus Epiblema

Brighton's Epiblema Moth - Epiblema brightonana Tortricid - Epiblema glenni - female moth - Epiblema glenni gray-blotched epiblema - Epiblema carolinana Tortricidae: Epiblema strenuana - Epiblema strenuana Olethreutinae, Bidens Borer - Epiblema otiosana Moth - Epiblema otiosana Epiblema obfuscana? - Epiblema
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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 Epiblema
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Epiblema (Hübner, 1825)
Explanation of Names
From Ancient Greek ἐπίβλημα (epiblēma, "cover"); ἐπί (epi, "over, upon") + βάλλω (ballō, "throw")
Numbers
There are 41 Epiblema species in America north of Mexico. MPG list
Identification
"About one-third of the 40 recognized species of Epiblema in North America have a predominantly dark FW with a prominent whitish spot at the middle of the dorsal margin." (1)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group – images of pinned adults
Works Cited
1.A New Species of Epiblema previously confused with E. tripartitana (Zeller) and E. infellx (Heinrich) (Tortricidae)
Donald J. Wright. 2002. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 56(4): 277-285.