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Species Epinotia septemberana - Hodges#3347

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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 Eucosmini
Genus Epinotia
Species septemberana (Epinotia septemberana - Hodges#3347)
Hodges Number
3347
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Epinotia septemberana Kearfott, 1907 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #621255
Explanation of Names
Kearfott collected specimens for several years before he described the species and all were collected in September. (1)
Numbers
There are more than 56 species of the genus Epinotia in America north of Mexico. (2), (3)
Size
Kearfott (1907)(1) and Heinrich (1923)(4) listed the wingspan as 16-19 mm.
Identification
Determined by Bob Patterson.
Range
There are records from many areas of eastern North America. (3), (5)
Moth Photographers Group includes Montana. (3)
Types and other material: Essex County Park, NJ (Kearfott, 27-X-1903, in AMNH). Scranton, PA (A.E. Lister).
Season
The adults appear to be most common from August to October. (3)
Kearfott (1907) reported most of his collection was in September. (1)
Food
Heinrich (1923) reported the host plant as unknown. (4)
Ferguson (1975) reported two larval host plants.(6)
Rhododendron canadense (L.) Torr. (rhodora).
Ledum groenlandicum Oeder (bog Labrador tea).
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group. (3)
Print References
Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States. Ohio Biological Survey, 158.257. (7)
Heinrich, C., 1923. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae of the family Olethreutidae. United States National Museum Bulletin 123: 230. (4)
Kearfott, D., 1907. New North American Tortricidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 33: 51. (1)
Works Cited
1.New North American Tortricidae.
William Dunham Kearfott. 1907. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 33(1): 1-97.
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.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.
5.The Lepidoptera of New York and Neighboring States
William T.M. Forbes. 1923. Cornell University, Ithaca, New York; Memoir 68.
6.Host records for Lepidoptera reared in Eastern North America
D. C. Ferguson. 1975. United States Department of Agriculture 1521: 1-45.
7.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.
8.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems