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Species Pelochrista adamantana - Hodges#3021

Eucosma adamantana #3021 - Pelochrista adamantana Eucosma adamantana #3021 - Pelochrista adamantana Pelochrista adamantana
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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 Pelochrista
Species adamantana (Pelochrista adamantana - Hodges#3021)
Hodges Number
3021
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pelochrista adamantana (Guenée, 1845) (1)
Argyroptera adamantana Guenée, 1845
Paedisca adamantana
Eucosma adamantana (2)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin adamantis meaning "coveted."
Size
Heinrich (1923) listed the wingspan 15-20 mm. (2)
Identification
Season
The main flight period appears to be September to December.
Print References
Heinrich, C., 1923. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae of the family Olethreutidae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum. 123: 84; fig. 215. (2)
Kearfott, W.D., 1905. Descriptions of new species of tortricid moths, from North Carolina, with notes. Proceedings of The United States National Museum 28: 351. (3)
Guenée, 1845 (Argyroptera), Annales de la Société Entomologique de France. (2) 3: 303.
Works Cited
1.Revised world catalogue of Eucopina, Eucosma, Pelochrista, and Phaneta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Eucosmini)
Todd M. Gilligan, Donald J. Wright. 2013. Zootaxa 3746(2): 301–337.
2.Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae of the family Olethreutidae
Carl Heinrich. 1923. United States National Museum Bulletin 123: 1-298.
3.Descriptions of new species of tortricid moths, from North Carolina, with notes
William Dunham Kearfott. 1905. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 28(1398): 349-364.
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
5.North American Moth Photographers Group