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Species Epinotia lomonana - Hodges#3342

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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 Epinotia
Species lomonana (Epinotia lomonana - Hodges#3342)
Hodges Number
3342
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Epinotia lomonana (Kearfott, 1907)
Tortrix lomonana Kearfott, 1907 (1)
Tortrix veneratrix Meyrick, 1912 (2)
Phylogenetic sequence #621250
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet is part of a series of Kearfott names originating from various alphabetical rhyming schemes with no meaning, often derided by subsequent authors as "nonsense names." See Brown (2001) for a humorous take on this "barbarous" practice. (3), (2)
Size
Wingspan 18-19 mm. (1)
Food
Larval hosts include vine maple (Acer circinatum), California buckthorn (Frangula californica), quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides) hollyleaf cherry (Prunus ilicifolia) and pin cherry (Prunus pensylvanica). (4)
Print References
Kearfott, W.D. 1907. New micro-lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist 39(3): 82. (1)
Works Cited
1.New micro-leidoptera
W.D. Kearfott. 1907. The Canadian Entomologist 39(1-6): 1-9, 53-60, 77-84, 121-128, 153-160, 211-212.
2.On some impossible specific names in micro-lepidoptera.
Edward Meyrick. 1912. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine 48: 32-36.
3.Presidential address, 2000: Nomenclatural nonsense - flying in the face of a farcical code.
John W. Brown. 2001. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 55(1): 1-7.
4.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database