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Species Archips rileyana - Southern Ugly-nest Caterpillar Moth - Hodges#3662

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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 Archipini
Genus Archips
Species rileyana (Southern Ugly-nest Caterpillar Moth - Hodges#3662)
Hodges Number
3662
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Archips rileyana (Grote, 1868)
Tortrix rileyana Grote, 1868
Explanation of Names
Patronym for famed entomologist Charles Valentine Riley (1843–1895).
Size
Wingspan 28 mm (Grote, 1868).
Identification
Adult - spots variable, see MPG.
- fairly typical form
Range
Mississippi Valley to central Texas. (1)
Food
Larval hosts are buckeye (Aesculus, Hippocastanaceae) and hickory (Carya, Juglandaceae).
Print References
Grote, A.R., 1868. On the synonomy, etc. of certain species of American Lepidoptera. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 2: 121.