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Genus Crocidosema

tortricid - Crocidosema plebejana-of-authors Crocidosema plebejana - Cotton Tipworm Moth - Crocidosema plebejana-of-authors Tortricidae - Crocidosema plebejana-of-authors Moth - Crocidosema plebejana-of-authors Crocidosema plebejana - Cotton Tipworm Moth - Crocidosema plebejana-of-authors Tan dotted moth - Crocidosema unica Epinotia perplexana? - Crocidosema Crocidosema unica
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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 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