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Species Epiblema praesumptiosa - Hodges#3176

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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 Eucosmini
Genus Epiblema
Species praesumptiosa (Epiblema praesumptiosa - Hodges#3176)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Epiblema praesumptiosa Heinrich, 1923 (1)
Phylogentic sequence #621071
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin praesumptio meaning "presumed."
Wingspan 14-17 mm. (1)
Southern Texas to Mississippi; North Carolina(?). (2)
Types: Brownsville, TX (August Busck, 5-27-17). (1)
The flight period is April to August. (2)
Print References
Heinrich, C., 1923. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae of the family Olethreutidae. United States National Museum Bulletin, 123: 143. (1)