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Species Chimoptesis pennsylvaniana - Filigreed Chimoptesis - Hodges#3273

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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
Species pennsylvaniana (Filigreed Chimoptesis - Hodges#3273)
Hodges Number
3273
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Chimoptesis pennsylvaniana (Kearfott, 1907)
Proteoteros pennsylvaniana Kearfott, 1907 * in notes under Proteoteros albicapitana (1)
Griselda pennsylvaniana
Phylogenetic sequence #621181
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet for the type location. (1)
Size
Forewing length 7.6-8.0 mm. (2)
Wingspan 15.5-17 mm. (3)
Identification
Adult - forewing dark gray to blackish with white tri-lobed strip along inner margin, sometimes tinted with green; black V-shaped mark at anal angle; several small white spots along costa; hindwing gray with dark double terminal line and wide fringe.
Range
Pennsylvania and Massachusetts to Florida, west to Texas and at least Indiana.
Type locality: New Brighton, PA (F.A. Merrick, March 22d)
See Also
Chimoptesis gerulae lacks white strip along inner margin of forewing.
C. chyrsopyla occurs only in California.
Print References
Kearfott, W.D. 1907. New North American Tortricidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 33(1): 47. (1)
Powell, J.A. 1964. A review of Griselda, with descriptions of a related new genus and two species (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). The Pan-Pacific Entomologist 40(2): 95 (2)
Works Cited
1.New North American Tortricidae.
William Dunham Kearfott. 1907. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 33(1): 1-97.
2. 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.
3.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.