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Species Cydia flexiloqua - Hodges#3465

  Cydia flexiloqua - Cydia flexiloqua
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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 flexiloqua (Cydia flexiloqua - Hodges#3465)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cydia flexiloqua (Heinrich, 1926)
Laspeyresia flexiloqua Heinrich, 1926 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet is Latin meaning "equivocal, ambiguous."
The genus Cydia includes more than 47 species in America north of Mexico. . (2), (3)
Heinrich (1926) listed a wingspan of 16 mm. (1)
Miller (1987) reported the forewing length as 6.5-7.5 mm. (4)
Heinrich (1926) described the adult, including genitalia. (1)
Northeastern North America. (3)
Moth Photographers Group includes Alberta. (3)
Miller (1987) collected specimens in Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota.
Holotype ♀ from Calgary, Alberta, Canada; in the Canadian National Collection (CNC). (5)
The adults are most common from June to August. (3)
Miller (1987) collected specimens July 3 to August 29. (4)
Miller (1987) did not mention a host plant. (4)
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group. (3)
Print References
Heinrich, C., 1926. Revision of the North American Moths of the Subfamilies Laspeyresiinae and Olethreutinae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 132: 59; fig. 142. (1)
Works Cited
1.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.
2.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.Guide to the Olethreutine moths of midland North America (Tortricidae).
William E. Miller. 1987. United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Agriculture Handbook 660: 1-104.
5.World Catalogue of Insects, Vol. 5: Tortricidae (Lepidoptera)
John Wesley Brown, Joaquin Baixeras. 2005. Apollo Books.
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems