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Species Epiblema praesumptiosa - Presumed Epiblema Moth - Hodges#3176

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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 Epiblema
Species praesumptiosa (Presumed Epiblema Moth - Hodges#3176)
Hodges Number
3176
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Epiblema praesumptiosa Heinrich, 1923 (1)
Phylogentic sequence #621071
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin praesumptio meaning "presumed."
Size
Wingspan 14-17 mm. (1)
Range
Southern Texas to Mississippi; North Carolina(?). (2)
Types: Brownsville, TX (August Busck, 5-27-17). (1)
Habitat
Coastal.
Season
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)