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Species Dichrorampha sapodilla - Sapodilla Pod Borer Moth - Hodges#3414.1

moth - Dichrorampha sapodilla moth - Dichrorampha sapodilla
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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 Dichrorampha
Species sapodilla (Sapodilla Pod Borer Moth - Hodges#3414.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dichrorampha sapodilla Heppner, 1981 (1)
Explanation of Names
The specific epithet refers to the common name of the larval host plant of sapodilla.
The genus Dichrorampha includes 15 species in America north of Mexico. (2)
Heppner (1981) listed the forewing length as 3.8-4.5 mm. (1)
Florida. (3), (1)
Holotype ♂ Homestead, Dade County, Florida, 4-IV-1974, larvae reared, R.M. Baranowski, emerged 18-IV-1974. (1)
Heppner (1981) studied specimens collected from March to June. (1)
Heppner (2003) reported adults from March to July, and October. (4)
Heppener (1981) listed Manilkara zapota (sapodilla) as the larval host plant.
Bacheler & Baranowski (1975) reported the adults visit flowers of the host plant.
Print References
Heppner, J.B., 1981. Two new Dichrorampha (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) from Florida. The Florida Entomologist 64(2): 271; figs 1, 2, 5-8. (1)
Works Cited
1.Two new Dichrorampha (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) from Florida
John B. Heppner. 1981. The Florida Entomologist, 64(2): 271-276.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.Checklist of the Lepidoptera of Florida
4.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.