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Species Ancylis albacostana - White-edged Ancylis Moth - Hodges#3387

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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 Enarmoniini
Genus Ancylis
Species albacostana (White-edged Ancylis Moth - Hodges#3387)
Hodges Number
3387
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ancylis albacostana Kearfott, 1905 (1)
Explanation of Names
The specific epithet meaning is white rib (white costa). (2)
Numbers
Powell & Opler (2009) states "there are about 35 described species of Ancylis in America north of Mexico" (3)
Moth Photographers Group (2014) lists 39 described species of the genus. (4)
Size
Wingspan 17-19 mm. (5), (1)
Miller (1987) listed the forewing length as 7.5-8.5 mm. (6)
Range
Most records are from the northeastern United States, south to North Carolina.
The lectotype was collected in Colorado. (7)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
The adults are most common from May to July. (4)
Food
Acer (maple). (8)
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Heinrich, C., 1923. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae of the family Olethreutidae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum. No. 123: 253. (5)
Kearfott, 1905. Descriptions of new species of tortricid moths, from North Carolina, with notes. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 28: 360. (1)
Works Cited
1.Descriptions of new species of tortricid moths, from North Carolina, with notes
William Dunham Kearfott. 1905. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 28(1398): 349-364.
2.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
3.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.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.
6.Guide to the Olethreutine moths of midland North America (Tortricidae).
William E. Miller. 1987. United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Agriculture Handbook 660: 1-104.
7.World Catalogue of Insects, Vol. 5: Tortricidae (Lepidoptera)
John Wesley Brown, Joaquin Baixeras. 2005. Apollo Books.
8.Maple feeding Tortricidae from the northeastern United States
R. R. Grehan, M. Sabourin, P. M. Hason. 1995. Agricultural Experiment Station, University of Vermont 117: 1-46.
9.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems