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Species Gretchena concubitana - Hodges#3260

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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 Eucosmini
Genus Gretchena
Species concubitana (Gretchena concubitana - Hodges#3260)
Hodges Number
3260
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Gretchena concubitana Heinrich, 1923 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin concubitus meaning "lying together."
Numbers
There are eleven species of the genus Gretchena in America north of Mexico. (2), (3)
Identification
Determined by Jim Vargo.
Range
Heppner (2003) includes Pennsylvania to Florida, Michigan to Texas. (4)
Moth photographers group includes Arizona. (3)
Holotype male: Monticello, FL (reared from hickory by J.B. Gill). Paratypes: New Brighton, PA (H.D. Merrick, 4-27-03, 5-2-03).
Season
The adults are most common from March to July. (3)
Heppner (2003) reported March for Florida. (4)
Food
Heppner (2003) listed Carya sp. (hickory). (4)
Print References
Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 146.232. (5)
Heinrich, C., 1923. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae of the family Olethreutidae. United States National Museum Bulletin, 123: 181. (1)
Works Cited
1.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.
2.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.
5.Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States, An Identification Guide
Gilligan, Todd M., Donald J. Wright, and Loran D. Gibson. 2008. Ohio Biological Survey, P.O. Box 21370, Columbus, Ohio 43221-0370.
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems