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Species Grapholita conversana - Hodges#3435

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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 Grapholitini
Genus Grapholita
Species conversana (Grapholita conversana - Hodges#3435)
Hodges Number
3435
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Grapholita conversana Walsingham, 1879
Enarmonia wana Kearfott 1907 (1)
Enarmonia cupida Meyrick, 1912 (2)
Enarmonia conversana
Laspeyresia conversana
Grapholita wana
Grapholita cupida
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "inverted."
Size
Forewing length 4.3-5.5 mm. (3)
Wingspan 8-12 mm. (4)
Range
Records from British Columbia to California, Arizona and Idaho. (5), (3)
Type locality: John Day's River, Camp Watson, Oregon.
Food
Larval host is clover (Trifolium). (3)
Print References
Walsingham, Lord. 1879. North-American Torticidae. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum 4: 66; Pl.75, f.7. (6)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - live & pinned images
CalPhotos – pinned image
Works Cited
1.New North American Tortricidae.
William Dunham Kearfott. 1907. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 33(1): 1-97.
2.On some impossible specific names in micro-lepidoptera.
Edward Meyrick. 1912. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine 48: 32-36.
3.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
4.Revision of the North American moths of the subfamilies Laspeyresiinae and Olethreutinae
Carl Heinrich. 1926. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 132: 1-216.
5.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.North-American Torticidae
Thomas, Lord Walsingham. 1879. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum. 4.