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Species Choristoneura obsoletana - Hodges#3631

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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 Archipini
Genus Choristoneura
Species obsoletana (Choristoneura obsoletana - Hodges#3631 )
Hodges Number
3631
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Choristoneura obsoletana (Walker, 1863)
Teras obsoletana Walker, 1863 (1)
Tortrix sanbornana Robinson, 1869 (2)
Tortrix seminolana Kearfott, 1907 (3)
Cacoecia transiturana Walker, 1863 (1)
Lozotaenia vesperana Clemens, 1865 (4)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin obsoletus meaning "obsolete, degenerate."
Size
Wingspan about 21-24 mm. (5)
Range
Records across the United States, most in the southeast, especially Florida. (5)
Food
Polyphagous.(6)
wild celery (Apium graveolens)
pawpaw (Asimina triloba)
paper birch (Betula papyrifera)
leatherleaf (Chamaedaphne calyculata)
West Indian milkberry (Chiococca alba)
sericea (Lespedeza cuneata)
black chokeberry (Photinia melanocarpa)
Rubus, Typha, Cassia
Print References
Walker, F., 1863. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part XXVIII – Tortricites and Tineites. British Museum (Natural History), p.288. (1)
Works Cited
1.List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part XXVIII – Tortricites and Tineites
Francis Walker. 1863. British Museum (Natural History), p.287-561.
2.Notes on American Tortricidae.
Coleman T. Robinson. 1869. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 2: 261-288.
3.New North American Tortricidae.
William Dunham Kearfott. 1907. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 33(1): 1-97.
4.North American Micro-Lepidoptera
Clemens, Brackenridge. 1865. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia, Volume 5: 139-47.
5.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database