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Species Henricus infernalis - Hodges#3799

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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 Henricus
Species infernalis (Henricus infernalis - Hodges#3799)
Hodges Number
3799
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Henricus infernalis (Heinrich, 1920)
Commophila infernalis Heinrich, 1920 (1), (2)
Henricus brevipalpata McDunnough, 1944
Formerly llisted as Hodges #3771. (3)
Explanation of Names
infernalis is Latin meaning "hellish."
Size
Forewing length 6-7.5 mm. (4), (1)
Wingspan 14-17 mm. (5)
Identification
The original description as Commophila infernalis Heinrich, is available in PDF(1), and online in the print references below. Also see Razowski (1997). (5)
Range
Texas to Arizona north to Utah, eastern British Columbia and Nebraska. (6), (7), (4)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Habitat
Juniper woodlands. (4)
Season
Adults are most often reported from May to August. (7)
Food
Larvae have been reared on the berries of Juniperus scopulorum , (Rocky Mountain juniper). (1), (4), (5)
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Heinrich, C., 1920. On some forest Lepidoptera with descriptions of some new species , larvae, and pupae. no. 2305. Proceedings of the U.S. National Museum 57: 31.
Works Cited
1.On some forest Lepidoptera with descriptions of new species, larvae, and pupae
Carl Heinrich. 1920. Proceedings of The United States National Museum 57: 53-96.
2.World Catalogue of Insects, Vol. 5: Tortricidae (Lepidoptera)
John Wesley Brown, Joaquin Baixeras. 2005. Apollo Books.
3.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
4.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
5.Cochylini (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) of Canada
Razowski, J. 1997. Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia. 40(1):107-163.
6.Essig Museum of Entomology, California Moth Species List
7.North American Moth Photographers Group