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Species Evora hemidesma - Spirea Leaftier - Hodges#2866

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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 Evora
Species hemidesma (Spirea Leaftier - Hodges#2866)
Hodges Number
2866
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Evora hemidesma (Zeller, 1875) (1)
Euchromia hemidesma Zeller, 1875 (2)
Olethreutes hemidesma
Argyroploce hemidesma
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet possibly taken from the genus of sarsaparilla (Hemidesmus) for the wing color.
Size
Heinrich (1926) listed the wingspan 13-17 mm. (1)
Range
Heinrich (1926) reported the range to include Iowa, Illinois, east to Maine, south to Virginia, Kentucky. (1)
Type locality: Massachusetts (Burgess, July 3).
Food
Heinrich (1926) reported the larvae feed on flower heads of steeplehead (Spiraea tormentosa) and goldenrod (Solidago). (1)
Print References
Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States. Ohio Biological Survey. p. 83.91. (3)
Heinrich, C., 1926. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamilies Laspeyresiinae and Olethreutinae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 132: 190. (1)
Zeller, P.C., 1875. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamericanischen Nachtfalter, besonders der Microlepidopteren. Verhandlungen der kaiserlich-königlichen zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien, 25: 261. (2)
Works Cited
1.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.
2.Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamericanischen Nachtfalter, besonders der Microlepidopteren, vol. 3.
Phillip Christoph Zeller. 1875. Verhandlungen der kaiserlich-königlichen zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien, 25: 207-360.
3.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.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems