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Species Pseudexentera vaccinii - Hodges#3254.1

Pseudexentera vaccinii Pseudexentera vaccinii
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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 Eucosmini
Genus Pseudexentera
Species vaccinii (Pseudexentera vaccinii - Hodges#3254.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pseudexentera vaccinii Miller, 1986 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #621162
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet for the host plant genus (Vaccinium). (1)
Forewing length 6-8 mm. (1)
Records from Wisconsin to Quebec, south to Maryland, South Carolina. (2), (1)
Larva feed on blueberry (Vaccinium). (1)
See Also
Pseudexentera maracana (Kearfott, 1907)
Print References
Miller, W.E., 1986. The Species of Pseudexentera (Tortricidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 40(3): 232. (1)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group – images of live and pinned adults
BOLD Systems - images of pinned DNA supported specimens
Works Cited
1.The Species of Pseudexentera (Tortricidae)
William E. Miller. 1986. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 40(3), 218-237.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group