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Species Ancylis subaequana - Hodges#3355

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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 Enarmoniini
Genus Ancylis
Species subaequana (Ancylis subaequana - Hodges#3355)
Hodges Number
3355
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ancylis subaequana (Zeller, 1875)
Phoxopteryx subaequana Zeller, 1875 (1)
Ancylis subaequana fergusoni (McDunnough, 1958) (2)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "unequal."
Size
Wingspan 14-17 mm. (3)
Identification
Notes from John Brown (USNM)
Food
Larval host is northern bayberry (Myrica pensylvanica). (4)
Print References
McDunnough, J.H. 1958. New Microlepidoptera, with notes. American Museum novitates 1917: 1-11. (2)
Zeller, P.C., 1875. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamericanischen Nachtfalter, besonders der Microlepidopteren. Verhandlungen der kaiserlich-königlichen zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien, 25: 254. (1)
Works Cited
1.Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamericanischen Nachtfalter, besonders der Microlepidopteren, vol. 3.
Phillip Christoph Zeller. 1875. Verhandlungen der kaiserlich-königlichen zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien, 25: 207-360.
2.New microlepidoptera, with notes
James H. McDunnough. 1958. American Museum Novitates, No. 1917: 1-11.
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.
4.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database
5.North American Moth Photographers Group