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Species Epiblema glenni - Hodges#3184.1

Epiblema glenni Epiblema glenni - female Epiblema glenni - male Epiblema glenni or E. tripartitana? - Epiblema glenni Epiblema glenni - Hodges#3184.1 - Epiblema glenni Epiblema glenni - male Brown moth with white patch - Epiblema glenni Epiniota ? - Epiblema glenni
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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 Epiblema
Species glenni (Epiblema glenni - Hodges#3184.1)
Hodges Number
3184.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Epiblema glenni Wright, 2002
Explanation of Names
This species is named in honor of the late Murray O. Glenn for his contributions to the knowledge of the microlepidoptera of Central Illinois. (1)
Size
FWL ≈ 5.0-8.5mm (male); 5.6-8.6mm (female) (1)
Identification
Adult: FW predominantly dark with a distinctly salmon colored interfascial spot at the middle of the dorsal margin, with its width narrowing markedly above the fold. In females, it continues forward to the costa as a narrower band. In males, it is separated from the costal fold by a narrow strip of dark scales. There are one to three small black marks along the inner margin, the latter sometimes weakly expressed or absent. (1)

female                        male
Range
"The sample of 78 specimens from Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, and Tennessee indicates a flight period from late May to mid September, but three-fourths of those records occurred between mid-July and mid-September." (1)
Moth Photographers Group – distribution & flight-period chart
Remarks
Wright was unable to find characters of the male or female genitalia that would separate E. glenni from E. tripartitana. (1)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group – images of live & pinned adults
Works Cited
1.A New Species of Epiblema previously confused with E. tripartitana (Zeller) and E. infellx (Heinrich) (Tortricidae)
Donald J. Wright. 2002. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 56(4): 277-285.