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Species Acleris minuta - Yellowheaded Fireworm Moth - Hodges#3545

Hodges#3545 – Yellowheaded Fireworm Moth * Acleris minuta - Acleris minuta Tortricidae?  - Acleris minuta Hodges#3545 * Yellowheaded Fireworm Moth - Acleris minuta
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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 Tortricini
Genus Acleris
Species minuta (Yellowheaded Fireworm Moth - Hodges#3545)
Hodges Number
3545
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acleris minuta (Robinson, 1869) (1)
Tortrix minuta Robinson, 1869 (2)
Tortrix vaccinivorana Packard, 1870 (241)
Tortrix malivorana LeBaron, 1871 (20)
Tortrix cinderella Riley, 1872 (46)
Teras variolana Zeller, 1875 (3)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin minutus meaning "small, little."
Numbers
There are 65 named species of Acleris in America north of Mexico. (4)
Size
Wingspan 15 mm. (2)
Identification
Range
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Type locality: Texas (Belfrage)
Season
Most records are from April through October. (4)
Food
Larval hosts include apple, pear, plum, rose, sweetgale, blueberry and sheep laurel. (5)
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group
Print References
Robinson, C.T., 1869. Notes on American Tortricidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 2: 276. (2)
Works Cited
1.Some North American moths of the genus Acleris (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)
Nicholas S. Obratzsov. 1963. Proceedings of The United States National Museum, 114(3469): 213-270.
2.Notes on American Tortricidae.
Coleman T. Robinson. 1869. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 2: 261-288.
3.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.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database