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Species Epinotia momonana - Hodges#3312

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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 Epinotia
Species momonana (Epinotia momonana - Hodges#3312)
Hodges Number
3312
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Epinotia momonana (Kearfott, 1907) (1)
Epinotia sanifica Meyrick, 1912 (2)
Proteopteryx momonana Kearfott, 1907 (3)
Phylogenetic sequence #621224
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet is part of a series of Kearfott names originating from various alphabetical rhyming schemes with no meaning, often derided by subsequent authors as "nonsense names." See Brown (2001) for a humorous take on this "barbarous" practice. (4), (2)
Size
Heinrich (1923) listed the wingspan as 13-15 mm. (1)
Identification
Adult - see original description in Print References. (3)
Range
British Columbia to Nova Scotia; in the eastern United States to Maryland. (5)
Lectotype ♀ from Rounthwaite, Manitoba, AMNH (L.E. Marmont(6), July). (7)
Season
The adults are most common from June to August. (8)
Print References
Heinrich, C., 1923. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae of the family Olethreutidae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 123: 212. (1)
Kearfott, W.D., 1907. New micro-lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist, 39(4): 125. (3)
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.On some impossible specific names in micro-lepidoptera.
Edward Meyrick. 1912. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine 48: 32-36.
3.New micro-leidoptera
W.D. Kearfott. 1907. The Canadian Entomologist 39(1-6): 1-9, 53-60, 77-84, 121-128, 153-160, 211-212.
4.Presidential address, 2000: Nomenclatural nonsense - flying in the face of a farcical code.
John W. Brown. 2001. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 55(1): 1-7.
5.Assessment of species diversity in the Atlantic Maritime Ecozone
McAlpine D.F., Smith I.M. (eds.). 2010. Canadian Science Publishing (NRC Research Press). 785 pp.
6.Checklist of the Lepidoptera of British Columbia, Canada.
Pohl, G.R., Cannings, R.A., Landry, J.-F., Holden, D.G., Scudder, G.G.E., . 2015. Entomological Society of British Columbia. 308 p.
7.World Catalogue of Insects, Vol. 5: Tortricidae (Lepidoptera)
John Wesley Brown, Joaquin Baixeras. 2005. Apollo Books.
8.North American Moth Photographers Group
9.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems