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Species Pelochrista dilatana - Hodges#3111

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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 dilatana (Pelochrista dilatana - Hodges#3111)
Hodges Number
3111
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pelochrista dilatana (Walsingham, 1895) (1)
Paedisca dilatana Walsingham, 1895 (2)
Eucosma dilatana (3)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "spread out, dilate" as it "differs from Paedisca dorsisignatana Clem., in its wider forewings." (2)
Size
Wingspan 26 mm (2), (3)
Range
Arizona. (2)
Type locality: Arizona (Morrison).
See Also
Pelochrista dorsisignatana (Clemens, 1860).
Print References
Heinrich, C., 1923. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae of the family Olethreutidae. United States National Museum Bulletin, 123: 119 (3)
Walsingham, Lord. 1895. New Species of North American Tortricidae. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London. 1895: 510; Pl.12, f.14. (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.XXI. New Species of North American Tortricidae.
Lord Walsingham. 1895. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London. 1895: 495-518.
3.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.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group