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Species Acroplectis haemanthes - Hodges#3590

Acroplectis haemanthes Acroplectis haemanthes moth - Acroplectis haemanthes
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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 Cochylini
Genus Acroplectis
Species haemanthes (Acroplectis haemanthes - Hodges#3590)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acroplectis haemanthes Meyrick, 1927 (1)
Acroplectis haemanthes is the only member of the genus in America north of Mexico. (2)
Forewing length 6.5-8 mm. (3)
Western Texas to southeastern California. (4), (4)
Lectotype collected in Alpine, Brewster County, Texas. (5)
Powell & Opler (2009) reported adults in April and July. (3)
Moth Photographers Group has April to July, and October. (6)
Powell & Opler (2009) reported the larval host plant and early stages are unknown. (3)
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Meyrick, 1927. Exotic Microlepidoptera, Taylor & Francis. 3: 370. (1)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. p. 148; plate 18, fig. 12. (3)
Works Cited
1.Exotic Microlepidoptera, volumes 1-5, 1912-1937. (1969 reprint)
J. F. Gates Clarke, Edward Meyrick, T. B. Bainbrigge-Fletcher, J. T. Janse. 1969. E. W. Classey Ltd.
2.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
3.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
4.Assessment of insects, especially moths (Lepidoptera), of the White Sands National Monument
Eric H. Metzler. 2011. Western National Parks Association.
5.World Catalogue of Insects, Vol. 5: Tortricidae (Lepidoptera)
John Wesley Brown, Joaquin Baixeras. 2005. Apollo Books.
6.North American Moth Photographers Group
7.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems