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Genus Lobesia

Olethreutinae, Thistle feeder - Lobesia carduana Olethreutinae - Lobesia carduana Olethreutinae - Lobesia carduana Lobesia bicinctana Lobesia bicinctana
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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 Olethreutini
Genus Lobesia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lobesia Guenée, 1845
Polychrosis Ragonot, 1894
Lomaschiza Lower, 1901
Byrsoptera Lower, 1901
Steriphotis Meyrick, 1911
Explanation of Names
Generic epithet is Greek meaning "mutilation, maltreatment." (1)
Print References
Guenée, A. 1845. Annales de la Société entomologique de France, ser.2, t.3: 297
Obraztsov, N.S., 1953. Classification of Holarctic species of the genus Lobesia Guenée, with description of Paralobesia gen. nov. (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae). Tijdschrift Voor Entomologie 96: 85-94. (2)
Works Cited
1.An accentuated list of the British Lepidoptera, with hints on the derivation of the names.
Anonymous. 1858. The Entomological Societies of Oxford and Cambridge.
2.Classification of Holarctic species of the genus Lobesia (Guenée), with description of Paralobesia gen. nov. ...
N. S. Obraztsov. 1953. Tijdschrift Voor Entomologie 96:85-94.