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Species Cenopis karacana - Hodges#3718

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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 Cenopis
Species karacana (Cenopis karacana - Hodges#3718)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cenopis karacana Kearfott, 1907 (1)
Cenopis tempestiva Meyrick, 1912 (2)
Phylogenetic sequence #620431
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet is part of a series of Kearfott names originating from various alphabetical rhyming schemes with no meaning, often derided by subsequent authors as "nonsense names." See Brown (2001) for a humorous take on this "barbarous" practice. (3), (2)
Wingspan about 18 mm. (1)
Adult - see original description in Print References. (1)
Records from eastern half of the United States south of the Great Lakes. (4), (1)
Described material: type locality Essex County Park, New Jersey, from larva (Kearfott); Anglesea, New Jersey, from larva (Kearfott). (1)
Kearfott reared these leafrollers on bayberry and black oak. (1)
Print References
Kearfott, W.D., 1907. New North American Tortricidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 33(1): 68. (1)
Works Cited
1.New North American Tortricidae.
William Dunham Kearfott. 1907. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 33(1): 1-97.
2.On some impossible specific names in micro-lepidoptera.
Edward Meyrick. 1912. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine 48: 32-36.
3.Presidential address, 2000: Nomenclatural nonsense - flying in the face of a farcical code.
John W. Brown. 2001. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 55(1): 1-7.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group