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Species Epiblema grossbecki - Hodges#3175

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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 grossbecki (Epiblema grossbecki - Hodges#3175)
Hodges Number
3175
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Epiblema grossbecki Heinrich, 1923 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet an unpublished manuscript name of W.D. Kearfott, honored by Heinrich, for John Author Grossbeck (1883-1914). Grossbeck began as an amatuer bug enthusiast and illustrator assisting Prof. J.B. Smith who described him as "one of his best discoveries." He went on to describe many of his own discoveries and was working on a the Lepidoptera of FLorida at the time of his early death. (1)
Size
Heinrich (1923) listed the wingspan as 13-20 mm. ((1)
Range
Southeastern United States.
Described from specimens from Everglades, FL (April, 1912) and Fort Myers, FL in the collections of W.D. Kearfott.
Print References
Heinrich, C., 1923. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae of the family Olethreutidae. United States National Museum Bulletin 123: 142. (1)