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Species Decodes basiplagana - Hodges#3573

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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 Cnephasiini
Genus Decodes
Species basiplagana (Decodes basiplagana - Hodges#3573 )
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Decodes basiplagana (Walsingham, 1879)
Sciaphila basiplagana Walsingham, 1879 (1)
Cnephasia basiplagana
Tortricodes basiplagana
Tortrix basiplagana
Phylogenetic sequence #620072
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "basal streaks" for the "narrow streak" and "two smaller streaks" in the basal area of the forewing. (2), (1)
Forewing length 8-9 mm. (3)
Adult - see original description in Print References. (1)
The East and Midwest to central Texas, Colorado, Utah and Arizona to central California. (3)
See Also
Superficially indistinguishable from certain distinctly marked individuals of Decodes fragariana (Busck, 1919). (4)
Print References
Walsingham, Lord. 1879. North-American Torticidae. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum 4: 23; Pl.65, f.8. (1)
Works Cited
1.North-American Torticidae
Thomas, Lord Walsingham. 1879. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum. 4.
2.Explanation of terms used in entomology
John Bernardh Smith. 1906. Brooklyn Entomological Society.
3.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
4.Data on Decodes, a new North American Cnephasiid genus with descriptions of new species (Tortricidae)
N.S. Obraztsov, J. A. Powell. 1961. Journal of The Lepidopterist's Society, 14(2): 112--123.