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Species Platynota labiosana - Hodges#3738

Moth #08-264 - Platynota labiosana Yellow Moth with A Snout - Platynota labiosana Tortricid - Platynota labiosana Clepsis look-a-like with two Dark Spots - Platynota labiosana Moth - Platynota labiosana Arizona Moth - Platynota labiosana Sparganothini - Platynota labiosana - male Platynota labiosana
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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 Platynota
Species labiosana (Platynota labiosana - Hodges#3738)
Hodges Number
3738
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Platynota labiosana (Zeller, 1875)
Tortrix (Platynota) labiosana Zeller, 1875 (1)
Platynota rubiginis Walsingham, 1913
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin labiosus meaning "having large, blubbery lips," for the elongated labial palps.
Size
Forewing length 6-9 mm. (2)
Range
Southern California and Utah to Texas(3) and southern Colorado. (2)
Type locality: Texas (Belfrage). (1)
Season
The main flight period appears to be March to September; year round in Texas. (4)
Remarks
Print References
Powell, J.A. & J.W. Brown, 2012. The Moths of North America, Fascicle 8.1: p. 127; pl. E.36-40.(5)
Powell, J.A., and P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. pl. 19, fig. 41; p. 155.(2)
Zeller, P.C., 1875. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamericanischen Nachtfalter, besonders der Microlepidopteren. Verhandlungen der kaiserlich-königlichen zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien, 25: 237. (1)
Works Cited
1.Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamericanischen Nachtfalter, besonders der Microlepidopteren, vol. 3.
Phillip Christoph Zeller. 1875. Verhandlungen der kaiserlich-königlichen zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien, 25: 207-360.
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
3.Moths of Brackenridge Field Laboratory University of Texas at Austin
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.The Moths of North America north of Mexico Fascicle 8.1 Sparganothini and Atteriini
Jerry A. Powell & John W. Brown. 2012. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.