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Genus Chimoptesis

Tortricid Moth - Chimoptesis pennsylvaniana Filigreed Chimoptesis - Hodges#3273 - Chimoptesis pennsylvaniana - male - female Moth - Chimoptesis pennsylvaniana olethreutine? - Chimoptesis pennsylvaniana small Tortricids - Chimoptesis gerulae - male - female moth - Chimoptesis pennsylvaniana Chimoptesis pennsylvaniana? - Chimoptesis pennsylvaniana Chimoptesis gerulae
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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 Chimoptesis
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Chimoptesis Powell, 1964 (1)
Identification
Small dark moths with variable pale markings on forewing.
Range
C. chrysopyla: California
C. gerulae: South Carolina to Florida
C. matheri: South Carolina to Florida, west to Mississippi
C. pennsylvaniana: Pennsylvania and Massachusetts to Florida, west to Texas and at least Indiana
Season
C. chrysopyla flies from late December to April in California
C. pennsylvaniana flies in March and April in the northeast; perhaps earlier and later in the southeast
Print References
Powell, J.A., 1964. A review of Griselda Heinrich, with descriptions of a related new genus and two species (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Pan-Pacific Entomologist 40: 85. (1)
Works Cited
1. A review of Griselda, with descriptions of a related new genus and two species (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae).
Jerry A. Powell. 1964. The Pan-Pacific Entomologist 40(2): 85-97.