Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Information about the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa


TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Species Pelochrista bolanderana - Hodges#3029

Moth - Pelochrista bolanderana Moth - Pelochrista bolanderana Moth - Pelochrista bolanderana Eucosma? - Pelochrista bolanderana Eucosma gilletteana 3024 - Pelochrista bolanderana Moth - Pelochrista bolanderana Arizona Moth - Pelochrista bolanderana Arizona Moth - Pelochrista bolanderana
Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both
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 bolanderana (Pelochrista bolanderana - Hodges#3029)
Hodges Number
3029
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pelochrista bolanderana (Walsingham, 1879) (1)
Eucosma bolanderana (Walsingham, 1879)
Paedisca bolanderana Walsingham, 1879 (2)
Size
Wingspan 19 mm. (2)
Range
Records throughout California, the Southwestern States and Colorado. (3)
Type locality: Mount Shasta, California. (2)
Food
Larval host is hoary tansyaster (Machaeranthera canescens). (4)
Remarks
Pelochrista agassizii, P. bolanderana, and P. gilletteana are all closely related based on BOLD. As of 2015, the BIN cluster here, containing P. agassizii, also contains samples identified as P. bolanderana, and P. gilletteana. The nearest BIN here, less than 2% away, contains samples identified as P. bolanderana and P. gilletteana.
See Also
Pelochrista agassizii - "This species is nearly allied to "Conchylis " agassizii, Rob. (Trans. Am. Ent. Soc. ii. p. 284), but differs from it in the absence of the costal spot near the base, and of the circular white costal dot beyond the middle, moreover in the white median streak being more abruptly angulated and situated somewhat more towards the costa. The dorsal margin also is not white beyond the middle, as in Robinson's species." (2)
Print References
Walsingham, Lord. 1879. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum. 4: 42; pl. 69, fg.10 (2)
Internet References
Images at Tortricid.net here and here (USNM Collection) (6)