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Species Pammene ocliferia - Hodges#3418

Pammene ocliferia - Hodges #3418 - Pammene ocliferia
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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 Grapholitini
Genus Pammene
Species ocliferia (Pammene ocliferia - Hodges#3418)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pammene ocliferia (Heinrich, 1926)
Hemimene ocliferia Heinrich 1926 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet is Latin meaning "strikes the eyes, thrust into prominence."
There are 6 named species of Pammene in America north of Mexico. (2)
Wingspan 12-14 mm. (1)
Western United States.
California(3) to Texas(4) and north to Nevada, Montana.
Holotype: USA: Nevada, Washoe Co., Pyramid
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
May to June records. (2)
Larval host is unknown.
See Also
Compare to related species on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Heinrich, C. 1926. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamilies Laspeyresiinae and Olethreutinae. United States National Museum Bulletin No.132: 21. (1)