Sparganothoides canities

Sparganothoides canities

Scientific classification

Kingdom:
Animalia

Phylum:
Arthropoda

Class:
Insecta

Order:
Lepidoptera

Family:
Tortricidae

Genus:
Sparganothoides

Species:
S. canities

Binomial name

Sparganothoides canities
Kruse & Powell, 2009[1]

Sparganothoides canities is a species of moth of the Tortricidae family. It is found in Durango, Mexico. The habitat consists of arid pinyon-juniper areas.
The length of the forewings is 8.8–9.5 mm for males and 8.4–9 mm for females. The ground colour of the forewings is grey with brown patches. The hindwings are pale grey. Adults have been recorded on wing from mid-August to mid-September.
Etymology[edit]
The species name is derived from canities (meaning whitish-grey color).[2]
References[edit]

^ tortricidae.com
^ Kruse, J.J.; Powell, J.A. 2009: Systematics of Sparganothoides Lambert and Powell, 1986 (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Sparganothini). Zootaxa, 2150: 1-78. Abstract & excerpt

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