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Species Pseudogalleria inimicella - Inimical Borer Moth - Hodges#3500

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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 Olethreutinae
Tribe Grapholitini
Genus Pseudogalleria
Species inimicella (Inimical Borer Moth - Hodges#3500)
Hodges Number
3500
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pseudogalleria inimicella (Zeller, 1872)
Galleria inimicella Zeller, 1872 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #621391.00
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet derived from Latin meaning "enemy, hostile."
Size
Wingspan 16.5-23 mm. (2)
Range
Maine to Florida, west to Texas and Oklahoma, north to Indiana, Manatoba, and southern Ontario. (3), (2), (4)
Type Location: Dallas, Texas (Boll).
Food
Larvae bore below ground in the rootstocks of greenbriar (Smilax, Smilacaceae), including smooth carrionflower (Smilax herbacea). (2), (4)
Print References
Forbes, W.T.M., 1923. The Lepidoptera of New York and Neighboring States. Cornell University Memoir 68: 447. (4)
Heinrich. C., 1923. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae of the family Olethreutidae. United States National Museum Bulletin 123: 13. (2)
Zeller, P.C., 1872. Beiträge zur Kentniss der nordamericanischen Nachtfalter besonders der Microlepidopteren. 113. (1)
Works Cited
1.Beiträge zur Kentniss der nordamericanischen Nachtfalter besonders der Microlepidopteren
Philipp Christoph Zeller. 1872. Wien: A. Holzhausen.
2.Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae of the family Olethreutidae
Carl Heinrich. 1923. United States National Museum Bulletin 123: 1-298.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.The Lepidoptera of New York and Neighboring States
William T.M. Forbes. 1923. Cornell University, Ithaca, New York; Memoir 68.