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Species Amorbia knudsoni - Hodges#3749.1

Amorbia knudsoni Phillips & Powell - Amorbia knudsoni
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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 Tortricinae
Tribe Sparganothini
Genus Amorbia
Species knudsoni (Amorbia knudsoni - Hodges#3749.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Amorbia knudsoni Phillips & Powell, 2007 (1)
Explanation of Names
The species is named in honour of Edward C. Knudson. (1)
Forewing length is 12–14.5 mm for males and 14–15 mm for females. (1)

PARATYPE in the TAMUIC (collected by Ed Knudson)
Western Texas (1)
The main flight period is May to August. (1)
Holotype: Big Bend National Park, Green Gulch, Brewster County, Texas, United States. (2)
Print References
Phillips-Rodriguez, E. & J.A. Powell. 2007. Phylogenetic relationships, systematics, and biology of the species of Amorbia Clemens (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Sparganothini). Zootaxa 1670: 1-109. (1)
Powell, J.A. & J. W. Brown, 2012. The Moths of North America, Fascicle 8.1. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, p. 36; pl. A, figs. 27-28. (2)