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Species Pelochrista grandiflavana - Hodges#3096

Eucosma grandiflavana - Pelochrista grandiflavana Tortricid? - Pelochrista grandiflavana
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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 grandiflavana (Pelochrista grandiflavana - Hodges#3096)
Hodges Number
3096
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pelochrista grandiflavana (Walsingham, 1879) (1)
Eucosma grandiflavana Walsingham, 1879 (2)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "grand yellow" for its large size and yellow wings. Powell & Opler states that Walsingham's grandiflavana and subflavana are two of the largest species in the west. (3)
Size
Wingspan 30-34 mm. (2)
Forewing length 13.5-16 mm. (3)
Range
California. (3)
Type locality: Lake County, California. (2)
Print References
Walsingham, L. 1879. North-American Torticidae. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum. 4: 47; Pl.71, f.2. (2)
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.North-American Torticidae
Thomas, Lord Walsingham. 1879. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum. 4.
3.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems