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

Epinotia transmissana Micro moths mating - Epinotia transmissana - male - female Epinotia Moth perhaps - Epinotia transmissana Epinotia transmissana ? - Epinotia transmissana Walker's Epinotia - Epinotia transmissana Epinotia transmissana genitalia - Epinotia transmissana - male Walker's epinotia moth - Epinotia transmissana
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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 Eucosmini
Genus Epinotia
Species transmissana (Walker's Epinotia Moth - Hodges#3310)
Hodges Number
3310
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."
Size
Wingspan 14-17 mm. (2)
Identification
Range
Type locality: Nova Scotia. (1)
Food
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.