Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

National Moth Week photos of insects and people. Here's how to add your images.

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa


TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Genus Crocidosema

moth - Crocidosema moth - Crocidosema Ancylis Moth - Crocidosema - female Tortricid -Pseudexentera? - Crocidosema unica Sonia constrictana - Constricted Sonia Moth - Crocidosema Sonia constrictana - Constricted Sonia Moth - Crocidosema Tortricidae - Crocidosema plebejana Crocidosema plebejana? - Crocidosema plebejana
Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both
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 Crocidosema
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Crocidosema Zeller, 1847
Explanation of Names
Generic epithet from Greek meaning "woolen marks." Zeller translates the Greek to Latin as floccus-signum.
Numbers
As of 2010, there are 29 described species (1)
Range
Found mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, being especially common in the Neotropics. (1)
Remarks
Type species: Crocidosema plebejana Zeller, 1847
Print References
Zeller, P.C., 1847. Isis von Oken, 1847: 721.
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Wikipedia