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Species Eana osseana-of-authors - Eana osseana of authors - Hodges#3570

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 Tortricinae
Tribe Cnephasiini
Genus Eana
Species osseana-of-authors (Eana osseana of authors - Hodges#3570)
Hodges Number
3570
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eana osseana of authors, (not Scopoli, 1763)
Phalaena osseana of authors, not Scopoli, 1763
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin ossea meaning "bone," for the "alæ anticæ ossæ (bone-colored forewings)."
Eana osseana of authors, not (Scopoli, 1763) is treated as three cryptic species (two Nearctic and one Holarctic) with "true" E. osseana listed as an extralimital (Palearctic) species in Gilligan et al. (2020), Insects, 11(9), 594: 1-59.
It may be that one or more junior synonyms of osseana applies to one or more of cryptic species. 3571 E. o. niveosana (Packard, 1866), treated as the North American subspecies in Pohl et al. (2018), awaits revision.
Obraztsov (1962) (1) lists two subspecies, E. o. osseana (Scopoli, 1763) and E. o. niveosana (Packard, 1866).
Obraztsov (1962) (1) lists 48 synonyms for this species!
Size
Wingspan: 19-22 mm. [cite:6240]
Identification
See Obraztsov (1962). (1)
Range
Records from Alaska, Alberta, Labrador, Newfoundland, and Quebec. (1) MPG records from British Columbia, Nova Scotia, and Maine. (2)
Type locality: Carniola, Slovenia.
Habitat
In Britain this species can be "found in grassland, downland and moorland." (3)
Season
Adults on wing from June to October. (1)
Food
In Britain "[t]he larvae feed on a wide range of low-growing herbaceous plants." (3)
Print References
Scopoli, J.A., 1763. Entomologia Carniolica exhibens insecta Carnioliae indigena et distributa in ordines, genera, species, varietates. Methodo Linnaeana. p.238.