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Species Eana osseana - Hodges#3570

Eana species - probably osseana (Hodges #3570) - Eana osseana Eana species - probably osseana (Hodges # 3570) - Eana osseana
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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 Tortricinae
Tribe Cnephasiini
Genus Eana
Species osseana (Eana osseana - Hodges#3570)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eana osseana (Scopoli, 1763)
Phalaena osseana Scopoli, 1763
Obratzsov (1962) (1) lists two subspecies, E. o. osseana (Scopoli, 1763) and E. o. niveosana (Packard, 1866).
Obratzsov (1962) (1) lists 48 synonyms for this species!
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin ossea meaning "bone," for the "alæ anticæ ossæ (bone-colored forewings)."
Wingspan: 19-22 mm. (2)
See Obratzsov (1962). (1)
Records from Alaska, Alberta, Labrador, Newfoundland, and Quebec. (1) MPG records from British Columbia, Nova Scotia, and Maine. (3)
Type locality: Carniola, Slovenia.
In Britain this species can be "found in grassland, downland and moorland." (4)
Adults on wing from June to October. (1)
In Britain "[t]he larvae feed on a wide range of low-growing herbaceous plants." (4)
Print References
Scopoli, J.A., 1763. Entomologia Carniolica exhibens insecta Carnioliae indigena et distributa in ordines, genera, species, varietates. Methodo Linnaeana. p.238.