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

moth - Dichrorampha sapodilla moth - Dichrorampha sapodilla
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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 Grapholitini
Genus Dichrorampha
Species sapodilla (Sapodilla Pod Borer Moth - Hodges#3414.1)
Hodges Number
3414.1
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.
Numbers
The genus Dichrorampha includes 15 species in America north of Mexico. (2)
Size
Heppner (1981) listed the forewing length as 3.8-4.5 mm. (1)
Identification
Range
Florida. (3), (1)
Holotype ♂ Homestead, Dade County, Florida, 4-IV-1974, larvae reared, R.M. Baranowski, emerged 18-IV-1974. (1)
Season
Heppner (1981) studied specimens collected from March to June. (1)
Heppner (2003) reported adults from March to July, and October. (4)
Food
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.