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Species Argyrotaenia amatana - Pondapple Leafroller Moth - Hodges#3606

Little Reddish-brown Moth - Argyrotaenia amatana Tortrix sp??  (Possible Fruit-tree Leafroller Moth-3648) - Argyrotaenia amatana - male Acleris?  Archips? - Argyrotaenia amatana Unknown Tortricid moth?? - Argyrotaenia amatana Unknown Tortricid moth - Argyrotaenia amatana - male Pondapple Leafroller Moth - Argyrotaenia amatana Tortricid - Argyrotaenia amatana - female Unidentified moth - Argyrotaenia amatana
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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 Argyrotaenia
Species amatana (Pondapple Leafroller Moth - Hodges#3606)
Hodges Number
3606
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Argyrotaenia amatana (Dyar, 1901) (1)
Lophoderus amatana Dyar, 1901
Tortrix chioccana Kearfott, 1907 (2), (1)
Argyrotoxa chioccana (1)
Argyrotaenia neibana Razowski, 1999
Argyrotaenia ochrochroa Razowski, 1999
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin amatus meaning "loved."
Size
Wingspan: ♂ 13 mm, ♀ 18-19 mm (Dyar, 1901).
Identification
Range
Heppner (2003) reported the range to include Florida. (3)
Austin et al. (2019) reported the range to include all the major islands of the Bahamas.
Austin & Dombroskie (2020) reported additional records from Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola, Turks & Caicos, and the Cayman Islands.
Holotype female from Florida, Palm Beach Co., Palm Beach. (4)
Season
Heppner (2003) reported March to November. (3)
Food
Heppner (2003) listed many host plants in PDF. (3)
Print References
Dyar. H.G., 1901. An apparently new tortricid from Florida. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 9: 24.
Austin K.A., J.J. Dombroskie, D.L. Matthews, and J.Y. Miller, 2019. A Review of the Archipini of the Bahamas with the Description of a New Species of Argyrotaenia Stephens (Tortricidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 73(1): 5-18
Works Cited
1.Descriptions of and notes on North and Central American species of Argyrotaenia, with the description of a new genus.
Nicholas S. Obraztsov. 1961. American Museum Novitates, no. 2048: pp.1-42.
2.New North American Tortricidae.
William Dunham Kearfott. 1907. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 33(1): 1-97.
3.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.
4.World Catalogue of Insects, Vol. 5: Tortricidae (Lepidoptera)
John Wesley Brown, Joaquin Baixeras. 2005. Apollo Books.
5.North American Moth Photographers Group