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Species Eucosma parmatana - Hodges#2937

Biden's Borer - Eucosma parmatana Tortricid - Eucosma parmatana Phaneta parmatana - Eucosma parmatana Tortricid - Eucosma parmatana Unknown Moth - Eucosma parmatana  Hodges#2937 - Eucosma parmatana Tortricid - Eucosma parmatana Tortricid - Eucosma parmatana
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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 Eucosma
Species parmatana (Eucosma parmatana - Hodges#2937)
Hodges Number
2937
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eucosma parmatana (Clemens, 1860) Gilligan & Wright, 2013 (1)
Ephippiphora parmatana Clemens, 1860
Thiodia alterana Heinrich, 1923 (2)
Steganoptycha crispana Clemens, 1865 (2)
Epinotia kennebecana Kearfott, 1907 (2)
Proteopteryx marmontana Kearfott, 1907 (syn. Wright & Gilligan, 2015) (3)
Thiodia perfuscana Heinrich, 1923 (2)
Thiodia sinestrigana McDunnough, 1938 (2)
Phaneta parmatana
Size
Heinrich (1926) did not specify wingspan. (4)
Moth Photographers Group has a specimen with 12 mm. wingspan listed. (5)
Range
Moth Photographers Group – distribution & flight-period chart
Season
End of July until September.
Food
Asters
See Also
Epiblema otiosana (Bidens Borer) looks similar. See discussion here.
Print References
Clemens, 1860. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 12: 352.
Heinrich, C. 1923. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 123: 47; pl. 15, fig. 103 (male genitalia) (6) (Thiodia marmontana)
Heinrich, C. 1926. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 132: 47. (4)
Kearfott, W.D. 1907. New Micro-Lepidoptera. Canadian Entomologist. 39: 155, 157. (Proteopteryx marmontana, Epinotia kennebecana)
Internet References
BOLD Systems - pinned images of DNA supported specimens
Ohio State University – image of pinned adult and male genitalia