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Species Cydia candana - Hodges#3469

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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 candana (Cydia candana - Hodges#3469)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cydia candana (Forbes, 1923)
Laspeyresia candana Forbes, 1923 (1)
Explanation of Names
Candana is an unpublished manuscript name of Kearfott's. It is part of a series of names from an alphabetical scheme with no meaning: candana, dandana, fandana, handana ... zandana. (2), (3)
Heinrich (1926) reported the wingspan as 12-16 mm. (4)
Records from Illinois to New Jersey and south to South Carolina. (5)
Types: Oak Station, PA (F. Marloff, May 15 to 21). (4)
The adults are most common from April to June.
See Also
Cydia laricana has the white costal markings paired and often fused, not evenly distributed as in candana, one pair at the start of the median fascia (anti-median), which is not always present, followed by four more. Also, it has a longer flight period is longer, March to September.
Print References
Forbes, Wm., 1924. The Lepidoptera of New York and neighboring states. Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station, Memoir 68: 394. (1)
Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States, p. 181.298. (6)
Heinrich, C., 1926. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Laspeyresiinae and Olethreutinae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 132: 54; figs. 152, 325 (genitalia). (4)
Works Cited
1.The Lepidoptera of New York and Neighboring States
William T.M. Forbes. 1923. Cornell University, Ithaca, New York; Memoir 68.
2.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.
3.On some impossible specific names in micro-lepidoptera.
Edward Meyrick. 1912. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine 48: 32-36.
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.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.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.
7.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems