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Species Pelochrista snyderana - Hodges#3087

Eucosma snyderana - Pelochrista snyderana
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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 snyderana (Pelochrista snyderana - Hodges#3087)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pelochrista snyderana (Kearfott, 1907) (1)
Eucosma snyderana Kearfott, 1907 (2)
Phylogentic sequence #621036
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet in honor of Arthur John Snyder of Illinois, founder of The Chicago Entomological Society and author of The Argynnids of North America (1900), who provided the type specimen.
Wingspan about 28 mm. (2)
Forewing length 12-16.5 mm. (1)
Adult - see original description in Print Preferences (2) and footnoted re-description by Wright (2007). (1)
Records from central California to Washington, east to Wyoming and Utah. (3), (2), (4), (1)
Type locality: Blackfoot, Idaho.
See Also
Pelochrista invicta (Walsingham, 1895) (1)
Pelochrista subinvicta (Kearfott, 1907)
Print References
Kearfott, W.D., 1907. New North America Tortricidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 33(1): 89. (2)
Works Cited
1.Notes on Nearctic Eucosma (Hubner): a new species, a resurrected species, and three synonymies (Tortricidae)
Donald J. Wright. 2007. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 61(1): 38–49.
2.New North American Tortricidae.
William Dunham Kearfott. 1907. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 33(1): 1-97.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.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.
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems