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Genus Hystrichophora

Tortricidae: Hystrichophora vestaliana - Hystrichophora vestaliana Unk worn Eucosmini? - Hystrichophora Moth ~13mm to wingtip - Hystrichophora Hystrichophora taleana Hystrichophora ochreicostana Olethreutinae, subtle herbivory on Lead plant - Hystrichophora taleana Hystrichophora ochreicostana  Hystrichophora vestaliana - Hystrichophora vestaliana
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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 Enarmoniini
Genus Hystrichophora
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hystrichophora Walsingham, 1879 (1)
Explanation of Names
Generic epithet is Greek meaning "bearing a brush," for the "head thickly clothed in hair-like scales." (1)
Print References
Walsingham, Lord. 1879. North-American Torticidae. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum. 4: 64 (1)
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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.