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Species Endothenia montanana - Hodges#2732

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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 Olethreutini
Genus Endothenia
Species montanana (Endothenia montanana - Hodges#2732)
Hodges Number
2732
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Endothenia montanana (Kearfott, 1907)
Olethreutes nimbatana var. montanana Kearfott, 1907 (1), (2)
Endothenia kingi McDunnough, 1927
Phylogenetic sequence #620460
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin montana meaning "mountain," for the type specimen collected on Mount Graybeard, Black Mountains, North Carolina.
Numbers
There are 12 described Endothenia species in America north of Mexico.
Size
Forewing 7-8.5 mm. (3), (4)
Identification
The Heinrich (1926) revised description is available online in PDF. (5)
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (6)
Range
Scattered records found throughout North America. (7), (8), (9)
Season
Adults are most common from May to September based in part on records at Moth Photographers Group. (5)
Food
The larva feed on the stem bases of Stachys L. (3)
Remarks
The genus is closely related to Bactra and the placement has been debated several times. (10)
See Also
Endothenia nubilana formerly Endothenia quadrimaculana. (5)
Print References
Heinrich, C. 1926. Revision of the North American Moths of the Subfamilies Laspeyresiinae and Olethreutinae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum. 132: 101. (5)
Kearfott, W.D. 1907. Microlepidoptera from the Black Mountain region of North Carolina, with descriptions of new species. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. 23: 157. (PDF) (1)
Works Cited
1.Microlepidoptera from the Black Mountain region of North Carolina, with descriptions of new species.
Kearfott, W.D. 1907. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. 23(80): 153-168.
2.World Catalogue of Insects, Vol. 5: Tortricidae (Lepidoptera)
John Wesley Brown, Joaquin Baixeras. 2005. Apollo Books.
3.Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States, An Identification Guide
Gilligan, Todd M., Donald J. Wright, and Loran D. Gibson. 2008. Ohio Biological Survey, P.O. Box 21370, Columbus, Ohio 43221-0370.
4.Guide to the Olethreutine moths of midland North America (Tortricidae).
William E. Miller. 1987. United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Agriculture Handbook 660: 1-104.
5.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.
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
7.North American Moth Photographers Group
8.Oklahoma moth species list by county (PDF)
9.Essig Museum of Entomology, California Moth Species List
10.Redefinition of the tribe Bactrini and revised status of genera Taniva (Heinrich) and Hulda (Heinrich) ...
P. T. Dang. 1990. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 44(2): 77-87 .