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Species Cenopis lamberti - Hodges#3725.1

St. Andrews leaf miner on Symplocos tinctoria SA197 2015 5 - Cenopis lamberti St. Andrews leaf miner on Symplocos tinctoria SA439 2016 2 - Cenopis lamberti St. Andrews leaf miner on Symplocos tinctoria SA439 2016 6 - Cenopis lamberti Symplocos leaftier - Cenopis lamberti St. Andrews leaf miner on Symplocos tinctoria SA977 2017 4 - Cenopis lamberti Cenopis lamberti St. Andrews leaf miner on Symplocos tinctoria SA1704 adult 2020 3 - Cenopis lamberti St. Andrews leaf miner on Symplocos tinctoria SA1704 adult 2020 5 - Cenopis lamberti
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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 Cenopis
Species lamberti (Cenopis lamberti - Hodges#3725.1)
Hodges Number
3725.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cenopis lamberti (Franclemont, 1986)
Sparganothis lamberti Franclemont, 1986 (1)
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of "the late Robert Lambert who completed a preliminary review of the genus Sparganothis for his doctoral dissertation at Cornell University."
Range
Virginia to Florida, west to eastern Texas. (2)
Holotype male: Cherry Hill Recreation Area, Route 107, 2000 ft., Oconee County, South Carolina, 22 August 1958 (J. Franclemont). (1)
Food
Purportedly reared once from a larva collected on Persea (Lauraceae) (2), but the host plant may have been misidentified. Now known to feed on the superficially similar shrub Symplocos tinctoria, initially as a leafminer and later as a leaftier (3).
Print References
Franclemont, J.G., 1986. New species of tortricid moths from Eastern North America (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 88(1): 56. (1)
Lambert, R.L. 1950. Revision of the moths of the subfamily Sparganothidinae (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Ph.D. Thesis, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. 502 pp.
Works Cited
1.New species of tortricid moths from Eastern North America (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae).
John. G. Franclemont. 1986. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 88(1): 56-62.
2.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.
3.New records of leaf-mining Tortricidae (Lepidoptera) in North America, with the description of a new species of Grapholita
Eiseman, C.S., K.A. Austin, J.A. Blyth & T.S. Feldman. 2020. Zootaxa, 4748(3): 514–530.