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Species Retinia virginiana - Wenzel's Pitch-blister Moth - Hodges#2891

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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 Retinia
Species virginiana (Wenzel's Pitch-blister Moth - Hodges#2891)
Hodges Number
2891
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Retinia virginiana (Busck, 1914)
Evetria virginiana Busck, 1914 (1)
Petrova virginiana (2)
Rhyacionia wenzeli Kearfott, 1910
Retinia wenzeli
Petrova wenzeli
Phylogenetic sequence #620721
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet virginiana is taken from the larval host Pinus virginiana.
Rhyacionia wenzeli Kearfott, 1910 is nomen nudum. It was never published as a new species with a valid description and becomes an unavailable name.
Size
Wingspan 17.5-23 mm. (2)
Range
Records from Ohio to Maryland, south to North Carolina and northern Alabama. Quebec. (3)
Type locality: Falls Church, Virginia. (1)
Food
Larval host is Virginia pine (Pinus virginiana). (1), (2)
Print References
Busck, A. 1914. Descriptions of new Microlepidoptera of forest trees. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 16(4): 145. (1)
Works Cited
1.Descriptions of new Microlepidoptera of forest trees
August Busck. 1914. Proceedings of The Entomological Society of Washington 16: 143-150.
2.Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae of the family Olethreutidae
Carl Heinrich. 1923. United States National Museum Bulletin 123: 1-298.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group