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Species Phaecasiophora confixana - Macramé Moth - Hodges#2771

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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 Olethreutini
Genus Phaecasiophora
Species confixana (Macramé Moth - Hodges#2771)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phaecasiophora confixana (Walker, 1863)
Sciaphila confixana Walker, 1863 (1)
Sciaphila perductana Walker, 1863 (1), (2), (3)
Sericoris mutabilana Clemens, 1865 (4), (2), (3)
Phaecasiophora mutabilana (5)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin confixus meaning "fastened (especially with nails)."
Wingspan 17-20 mm. (2)
Records from Illinois, Ontario and New Hampshire, south to South Carolina, Mississippi and Texas. (Heinrich, 1926(2)), (MPG(6)), (BugGuide)
Print References
Walker, F., 1863. Tortricites & Tineites. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum, 28: 340. (1)
Works Cited
1.List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part XXVIII – Tortricites and Tineites
Francis Walker. 1863. British Museum (Natural History), p.287-561.
2.Revision of the North American moths of the subfamilies Laspeyresiinae and Olethreutinae
Carl Heinrich. 1926. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 132: 1-216. -- Markku Savela
4.North American Micro-Lepidoptera
Clemens, Brackenridge. 1865. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia, Volume 5: 139-47.
5.VI. Contributions to a knowledge of North American moths.
Augustus Radcliffe Grote. 1873. Bulletin of the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences 1: 73-94.
6.North American Moth Photographers Group