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Genus Aphelia

Aphelia alleniana Wide-striped Leafroller - Aphelia alleniana
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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 Archipini
Genus Aphelia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aphelia Hübner, 1825
Explanation of Names
Generic epithet is Greek meaning "plain, smooth." (1), (2)
Print References
Hübner, J. 1825. Verzeichniss bekannter Schmettlinge: 390
Obraztsov, N.S., 1959. Note on North American Aphelia species (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae). American Museum Novitates, 1964: 1-9. (PDF)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.An accentuated list of the British Lepidoptera, with hints on the derivation of the names.
Anonymous. 1858. The Entomological Societies of Oxford and Cambridge.