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Species Crocidosema plebejana-of-authors - Cotton Tipworm Moth - Hodges#3274

Crocidosema plebejana - Crocidosema plebejana-of-authors Hodges #3274 - Cotton Tipworm Moth - Crocidosema plebejana-of-authors tiny Noctuidae?  - Crocidosema plebejana-of-authors Cotton Tipworm Moth - (Crocidosema plebejana) ? - Crocidosema plebejana-of-authors Cotton Tipworm Moth - Hodges #3274 - Crocidosema plebejana-of-authors Phaneta sp. - Crocidosema plebejana-of-authors Crocidosema plebejana or Pseudexentera haracana?? - Crocidosema plebejana-of-authors Crocidosema plebejana - Cotton Tipworm Moth - Crocidosema plebejana-of-authors
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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
Species plebejana-of-authors (Cotton Tipworm Moth - Hodges#3274)
Hodges Number
3274
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Crocidosema plebejana of authors not Zeller, 1847
Identification
Sexually dimorphic. The black patch at the wing base of the female does not extend to the coastal margin. The coastal margin of males has dark scales from base to apex.
Remarks
This page is for Crocidosema plebejana of authors not Zeller, 1847, which represents one or more cryptic species. True plebejana is Palearctic.(1)
Print References
Zeller, P.C., 1847. Isis von Oken, 1847: 721.
Heinrich, 1923: 190; pl. 1, fig. 10 (hindwing ♂); pl. 5, fig. 29, 29a (gen. ♂); pl. 49, fig. 325 (gen. ♂). (2)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group – images of live and pinned adults (3)
BOLD Systems - images of pinned DNA supported specimens (4)
Wikipedia - detail description (5)