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Species Apotomops wellingtoniana - Hodges#3589

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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 Cochylini
Genus Apotomops
Species wellingtoniana (Apotomops wellingtoniana - Hodges#3589)
Hodges Number
3589
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Apotomops wellingtoniana (Kearfott, 1907) (1)
Olethreutes wellingtoniana Kearfott, 1907 (2)
Phylogenetic sequence #620241
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet for the type location, Wellington, British Columbia.
Size
Wingspan about 18 mm. (2)
Forewing length 6.5-9.5 mm. (3)
Range
Newfoundland to British Columbia, northern coastal California, and the Rocky Mountain states to Arizona and New Mexico, south to Veracruz, Mexico. (3)
Types: Wellington, British Columbia, May 19th (Rev. George W. Taylor).
Season
Univoltine in the north, in Arizona adults fly in April and again in July through August. (3)
Food
The Canadian Forestry Insect Survey reared them on Pacific silver fir (Abies amabilis), western hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla) and spruce (Picea). (3)
See Also
Apotomops texasana was described from Texas in 1984. The two species are similar except forewing terminal area of wellingtoniana is largely white with noticeable row of black terminal spots, whereas terminal area of texasana is crossed by grayish curved fascia with terminal spots more obscure. The authors also differentiate the species by genitalia. (4)
Print References
Kearfott, W.D., 1907. New North American Tortricidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 33(1): 13. (2)
Works Cited
1.Revision of the North American moths of the subfamilies Laspeyresiinae and Olethreutinae
Carl Heinrich. 1926. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 132: 1-216.
2.New North American Tortricidae.
William Dunham Kearfott. 1907. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 33(1): 1-97.
3.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
4.Three New Tortricids (Lepidoptera) From Texas
Andre Blanchard and Edward C. Knudson. 1984. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, V.86(2), pp. 446-451.
5.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems