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Species Platynota semiustana - Hodges#3741

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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 Platynota
Species semiustana (Platynota semiustana - Hodges#3741)
Hodges Number
3741
Other Common Names
Singed Platynota (1), (2)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Platynota semiustana Walsingham, 1884 (3)
Phylogenetic sequence #620435
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "semi-burnt, singed" for the dark forewing "except for the outer fourth." (3)
Size
Wingspan 13-14 mm. (3)
Identification
Adult - see original description on Print References. (3)
Range
Records from Texas and Oklahoma to Michigan and Maine. (4)
Print References
Walsingham, Lord. 1887. IX. A revision of the genera Acrolophus, Poey, and Anaphora, Clem..Transactions of The Royal Entomological Society of London 35(2): 128. (3)
Works Cited
1.Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America
David Beadle and Seabrooke Leckie. 2012. Houghton Mifflin.
2.Wikipedia
3.IX. A revision of the genera Acrolophus, Poey, and Anaphora, Clem
Thomas, Lord Walsingham. 1887. Transactions of The Royal Entomological Society of London 35(2): 137-173.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group