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Species Dichrorampha bittana - Hodges#3406

Illinois  Data Point - Dichrorampha bittana Moth - Dichrorampha bittana moth - Dichrorampha bittana Dichrorampha bittana Pennsylvania Moth - Dichrorampha bittana Dichrorampha bittana? - Dichrorampha bittana Olethreutinae, lateral - Dichrorampha bittana Tortricid - Dichrorampha bittana
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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 Olethreutinae
Tribe Grapholitini
Genus Dichrorampha
Species bittana (Dichrorampha bittana - Hodges#3406)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dichrorampha bittana (Busck, 1906) (1)
Hemimene bittana Busck, 1906 (2)
Explanation of Names
"Named in honor of 'Bitten.'" No additional information given. (2)
Wingspan 14-15 mm. (1)
Records from Illinois to Maine, south to Ohio and southern Illinois. (3)
Types: Pittsburg, PA (Henry Engel, V-29-65); Cincinnati, OH (A.F. Braun, VI-24-04).
Larval hosts include hoary tansyaster (Machaeranthera canescens) and Aster. (4)
Print References
Busck, A., 1906. Notes on some tortricid genera with descriptions of new American species. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 19: 179. (2)
Works Cited
1.Revision of the North American moths of the subfamilies Laspeyresiinae and Olethreutinae
Carl Heinrich. 1926. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 132: 1-216.
2.Notes on Some Tortricid Genera with Descriptions of New American Species
August Busck. 1906. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, Volume 19, p. 179.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database