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Species Coelostathma discopunctana - The Batman Moth - Hodges#3747

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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 Tortricinae
Tribe Sparganothini
Genus Coelostathma
Species discopunctana (The Batman Moth - Hodges#3747)
Hodges Number
3747
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Coelostathma discopunctana Clemens, 1860 (1)
Tortrix discopunctana
Amphisa discopunctana
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "discal (cell) dot," for the "black point on the disk" of the forewings. (1)
Common name from the dark forewing makings that sometimes resemble the logo of the comic book hero Batman.
Size
Wingspan 11-15 mm. (2)
Identification
Males do not have a costal fold
Range
Records from the eastern half of the United States and Canada, south into Mexico and the Caribbean. (2), (3)
Type locality: Pennsylvania.
See Also
Males have a costal fold
Print References
Clemens, B., 1860. Contributions to American lepidopterology - No. 6. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 12: 355. (1)
Works Cited
1.Contributions to American lepidopterology - No. 6.
Brackenridge Clemens. 1860. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 12: 345-362.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.Tineina, Pterophorina, Orneodina, Pyralidina and Hepialina (part).
Lord Walsingham. 1915. Biologia Centrali-Americana. Insecta. Lepidoptera-Heterocera 4: 1-482.