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Species Apotomis deceptana - Deceptive Apotomis - Hodges#2765

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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 Olethreutini
Genus Apotomis
Species deceptana (Deceptive Apotomis - Hodges#2765)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Apotomis deceptana (Kearfott, 1905)
Olethreutes deceptana Kearfott, 1905 (1)
Apahnia deceptana (2)
Argyroploce deceptana
Phylogenetic sequence #620529
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet means "deceptive," as the author notes "I think this is the species that has been masquerading in our lists as hartmanniana Linn. from Europe." (1)
There are 17 species of the genus Apotomis in America north of Mexico. (3), (4)
Heinrich (1926) reported a wingspan of 19.5-23 mm. (2)
Moth Photographers Group has a pinned specimens labeled 18-22 mm. (4)
Beadle & Leckie (2012) reported southeastern Canada and northeastern United States. (5)
Heinrich (1926) reported the range to include Washington and Alberta to Minnesota and Manitoba. (2)
Lectotype ♂ collected Aweme, Manitoba, Canada (Norman Criddle), in AMNH. (6)
Larval hosts are balsam poplar (Populus balsamifera, Salicaceae), quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides, Salicaceae) and willow (Salix, Salicaceae). (7), (5)
Print References
Beadle, D. & S. Leckie. 2012. Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America. Houghton Mifflin. pp. 108, 109, 552. (5)
Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States. Ohio Biological Survey, p. 54.27.(8)
Heinrich, C., 1926. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Laspeyresiinae and Olethreutinae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 132: p. 120; figs. 268, 373. (2)
Kearfott, W.D., 1905. Assiniboia Micro-Lepidoptera , collected by Mr. T.N. Willing. The Canadian Entomologist, 37: p. 41. (1)
Works Cited
1.Assiniboia Micro-Lepidoptera, collected by Mr. T. N. Willing
W. D. Kearfott. 1905. The Canadian Entomologist 37(3): 89-93.
2.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.
3.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America
David Beadle and Seabrooke Leckie. 2012. Houghton Mifflin.
6.World Catalogue of Insects, Vol. 5: Tortricidae (Lepidoptera)
John Wesley Brown, Joaquin Baixeras. 2005. Apollo Books.
7.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database
8.Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States, An Identification Guide
Gilligan, Todd M., Donald J. Wright, and Loran D. Gibson. 2008. Ohio Biological Survey, P.O. Box 21370, Columbus, Ohio 43221-0370.
9.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems