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Species Amorbia concavana - Hodges#3750.3

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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 Sparganothini
Genus Amorbia
Species concavana (Amorbia concavana - Hodges#3750.3)
Hodges Number
3750.3
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Amorbia concavana (Zeller, 1877)
Cacoecia concavana Zeller, 1877 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin concavus meaning "concave, arched."
Numbers
There are seven species of the genus Amorbia in America north of Mexico. (2), (3)
Identification
Range
Florida
First known US record 23-ii-2004, Miami-Dade Co., Florida (Jim Vargo) (4)
Most records are from Miami-Dade County near Homestead and Miami with one Broward County record. (4)
Mexico, Central and northern South America. (4)
Holotype was collected in Panama (Chiriqui). (1)
Moth Photographers Group - large range map with collection dates.
Season
Adults appear to be most common from April to May and October to December. (4)
Food
Larvae are polphagous preferring Fabaceae. (4)
See Also
Compare to others on the archived photos of living moths and pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Hayden, J.E. 2012. First U.S. records of Amorbia concavana (Zeller) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Insecta Mundi 0271: 1-4. (4)
Zeller, P.C. 1877. Exotische Microlepidoptera. Matériaux Scientifiques T. 13, 91.
Works Cited
1.World Catalogue of Insects, Vol. 5: Tortricidae (Lepidoptera)
John Wesley Brown, Joaquin Baixeras. 2005. Apollo Books.
2.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.First U.S. records of Amorbia concavana (Zeller) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)
James E. Hayden. 2012. Insecta Mundi 0271: 1-4.
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems