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Species Paralobesia aemulana - Hodges#2722

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 Olethreutini
Genus Paralobesia
Species aemulana (Paralobesia aemulana - Hodges#2722)
Hodges Number
2722
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Paralobesia aemulana (Heinrich, 1926)
Polychrosis aemulana Heinrich, 1926 (1)
Endopiza aemulana
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin aemulans meaning "emulating, copying." Heinrich states that it's "superficially like vernoniana and spiraeifoliana and hardly to be distinguished except by genitalia." (1)
Size
Wingspan 9-10 mm. (1)
Identification
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (2)
Range
Records from Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Maine. (3), (1)
Holotype male: Hazleton, PA (Dietz, 7-3-05).
Paratype female: Essex County Park, NJ (Kearfott, June 3).
Food
Larval hosts are strawberry (Fragaria) and blackberry (Rubus). (4)
See Also
Paralobesia vernoniana (Kearfott, 1926)
Ancylis spiraeifoliana (Clemens, 1860)
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: 94. (1)