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Species Epinotia transmissana - Walker's Epinotia Moth - Hodges#3310

Small Moth July 7  2008 2 - Epinotia transmissana Moth - Epinotia transmissana Tortricid - Epinotia transmissana Epiblema ? - Epinotia transmissana Walker's Epinotia - Epinotia transmissana - male Epinotia transmissana Eucosma parmatana ? - Epinotia transmissana Eucosmini - unidentified - Epinotia transmissana
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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 Eucosmini
Genus Epinotia
Species transmissana (Walker's Epinotia Moth - Hodges#3310)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Epinotia transmissana (Walker, 1863)
Penthina transmissana Walker, 1863 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #621222
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin transmissus meaning "transmitted, crossing."
Wingspan 14-17 mm. (2)
Type locality: Nova Scotia. (1)
Heinrich tentatively listed the host as birch (Betula). (2)
Print References
Walker, F. 1863. Crambites & Tortricites. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum, 27: 375. (1)
Works Cited
1.List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part XXVII - Crambites & Tortricites.
Francis Walker. 1863. British Museum (Natural History), p.1-286.
2.Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae of the family Olethreutidae
Carl Heinrich. 1923. United States National Museum Bulletin 123: 1-298.