Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

National Moth Week photos of insects and people. Here's how to add your images.

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama


TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Genus Episimus

2703 – Maple Leaftier Moth – Episimus tyrius - Episimus tyrius Moth - Episimus argutana Tortricid - Episimus argutana Tortricid - Episimus argutana Tortricid - Episimus argutana Blowing Rock Leaf skeletonizer on Hammamelis virginiana BL25 Acrobasis like 2016 2 - Episimus argutana Unknown Tortrid - Episimus tyrius Sumac Leaftier Moth - Episimus argutana
Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both
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 Olethreutini
Genus Episimus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Episimus Walsingham, 1892 (1)
Explanation of Names
Generic epithet from Greek meaning "somewhat short-nosed" for the palpi "scarcely projecting beyond the face." (1)
Print References
Heppner, J.B., 1994. Episimus moths of North America (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Holarctic Lepidoptera, 1: 83-87. (PDF) (2)
Razowski, J. & J.W. Brown. 2008. New species, new combinations, and new synonymies in neotropical Episimus Walsingham, 1892. Acta zoologica cracoviensia, 51B(1-2): 83-144 (PDF) (3)
Walsingham, Lord. 1891. On the micro-lepidoptera of the West Indies. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 1891(4): 501 (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.On the micro-lepidoptera of the West Indies.
Lord Walsingham. 1891. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 1891(4): 492-548.
2.Episimus moths of North America (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae).
J.B. Heppner. 1994. Holarctic Lepidoptera, 1: 83-87.
3.New species, new combinations, and new synonymies in neotropical Episimus Walsingham, 1892.
Józef Razowski & John W. Brown. 2008. Acta zoologica cracoviensia, 51B(1-2): 83-144.