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Species Anopina eleonora - Hodges#3585

gray tortricine? - Anopina eleonora possible - Anopina eleonora Arizona Moth - Anopina eleonora Arizona Moth - Anopina eleonora
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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 Cochylini
Genus Anopina
Species eleonora (Anopina eleonora - Hodges#3585)
Hodges Number
3585
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anopina eleonora Obraztsov, 1962 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet would seem to be a female given name with the Polish spelling, Obraztsov's nationality. He makes no mention in his description, however.
Size
Forewing length 7-8 mm. (1)
Identification
Adult - grey with well-defined, dark basal and costal patches. (2)
Range
Arizona.
Holotype male: Alpine, Arizona, June 6, 1937 (J.F. Gates Clarke); allotype female, Greer, Arizona, June 8, 1937 (J.F. Gates Clarke). (1)
Season
Adults fly in the dry season, April to early June. (2)
Food
Larvae suspected to be leaf-litter feeders on the ground. Powell & Opler (2009) found them in association with Arctostaphylis and Ceanothus and test fed them. The larvae fed on old, decaying, dry Prunus leaves, avoiding fresh ones. (2)
Remarks
Powell & Opler (2009) collected none at lights, all diurnally, flushed from Arctostaphylis and Ceanothus. (2)
See Also
This new species resembles somewhat the Mexican parasema Walsingham, but lacks the color richness of that species, being uniformly grayish white, with dark brown markings on the forewings. The external portion of the forewings is not deeply darkened, and the cilia are pale. (1)
Print References
Obraztsov, N.S., 1962. Anopina, a new genus of the Cnephasiini from the New World (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae). American Museum Novitates, no. 2082: 12. (PDF) (1)
Works Cited
1.Anopina, a new genus of the Cnephasiini from the New World (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae)
Nicholas S.Obraztsov. 1962. American Museum Novitates 2082: 1-39.
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.