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Species Hystrichophora loricana - Hodges#3397

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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 Enarmoniini
Genus Hystrichophora
Species loricana (Hystrichophora loricana - Hodges#3397)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hystrichophora loricana (Grote, 1880) (1)
Phoxopteris loricana Grote, 1880 (2)
Ancylis loricana
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin lorica meaning "body armor," for the moth that is "bronzy brown with metallic reflection." (2)
Wingspan 17-19 mm. (3)
FWL 7.0–8.5 mm. (4)
Adult - recognized by the projecting apex, prominent orange markings, and strong metallic reflections of the forewing. (4)
Print References
Gilligan, T.H., T. Harrison & L.D. Gibson, 2009. Rediscovery and redescription of Hystrichophora loricana. Zootaxa 2117: 65-68. (4)
Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 168.275. (5)
Grote, A.R., 1880. New species of N. Am. moths. The Canadian Entomologist 12(10): 218. (2)
Works Cited
1.Notes on some North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae
Carl Heinrich. 1929. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 75(2779): 1-23.
2.New species of N. Am. moths
Augustus Radcliffe Grote . 1880. The Canadian Entomologist, 12(10): 213-220.
3.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.
4.Rediscovery and redescription of Hystrichophora loricana (Grote) (Tortricidae: Olethreutinae).
Todd M. Gilligan, Terry Harrison & Loran D. Gibson. 2009. Magnolia Press Zootaxa 2117: 65–68.
5.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.
6.North American Moth Photographers Group