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Species Sonia paraplesiana - Hebrew Sonia Moth - Hodges#3218.1

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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 Eucosmini
Genus Sonia
Species paraplesiana (Hebrew Sonia Moth - Hodges#3218.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sonia paraplesiana Blanchard, 1979 (1)
Wingspan 12.5-17 mm. (1)
Records from Illinois, Ohio and Maryland, south to Florida and Alabama. (2)
Holotype: ♂ Houston, Texas. (1)
See Also
S. constrictana differs from S. parapiesiana in that the outer margin of the FW is more concave between veins M1 and Cu1 and the apex is pointed. There is a small ocellus-like spot near the apex of the FW. On the better marked specimens, this spot is blackish and surrounded with yellowish brown. (1)
Print References
Blanchard, A., 1979. New Status for Epiblema minutana (Kearfott) and new species of Epiblema Hübner and Sonia Heinrich (Tortricidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 33(3): 184. (1)
Wright & Gilligan, 2023. MONA Fascicle 9.6: 89, pl. U, 53a-f; pl. 23, 53a-e. (3)
Internet References
André Blanchard (Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society)