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Species Cydia erotella - Hodges#3485

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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 Cydia
Species erotella (Cydia erotella - Hodges#3485)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cydia erotella (Heinrich, 1923)
Carpocapsa erotella Heinrich, 1923 (1)
The genus Cydia includes more than 47 species in America north of Mexico. (2), (3)
Heinrich (1923) reported 9-10 mm. (1)
The distinctive forewing pattern is usually easy to recognize. (4)
The revised and original description by Heinrich are available in PDF. (1), (4)

Eastern North America.
Holotype ♀ collected in Hyattsville, Maryland, 22 May 1915, USNM collection. (4), (5)
Cydia erotella is usually found in close association with Pinus taeda L (loblolly pine).
The adults have been recorded from March to September. (3)
Heinrich (1923) reported pitch nodule on Pinus taeda L. (loblolly pine). (1)
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group. (3)
Print References
Heinrich, C., 1923. New Olethreutidae from eastern United States (Lepidoptera). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 25(5-6): 121. (1)
Heinrich, C., 1926. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Laspeyresiinae and Olethreutinae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 132: 61, figs. 141, 338. (4)
Works Cited
1.New Olethreutidae from eastern United States (Lepidoptera)
Carl Heinrich. 1923. Proceedings of The Entomological Society of Washington 25(5-6): 105-122 .
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.Revision of the North American moths of the subfamilies Laspeyresiinae and Olethreutinae
Carl Heinrich. 1926. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 132: 1-216.
5.World Catalogue of Insects, Vol. 5: Tortricidae (Lepidoptera)
John Wesley Brown, Joaquin Baixeras. 2005. Apollo Books.