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Species Eucosma dorsiatomana - Hodges#2972

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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 Olethreutinae
Tribe Eucosmini
Genus Eucosma
No Taxon (clavana group)
Species dorsiatomana (Eucosma dorsiatomana - Hodges#2972)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phaneta dorsiatomana (Kearfott, 1905)
Thiodia dorsiatomana Kearfott, 1905 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #620803
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "minute dorsal dots" for the dorsal margin "distinctly marked with seven or eight equally spaced black dots." (2), (1)
Wingspan 17 to 19.5 mm (1)
Adult:  FW shades of pale olive-brown or fawn, with a white divided median stripe, ocellic spot, sub-apical costa markings, and inner two-fifths of costa narrowly edged with white. Brown shades are palest along the dorsum, between median streak and costa. White median streak extends from base to end of cell and is evenly divided its whole length by a narrow black line, a heavier black line outlines the white streak below, and a less well defined one above. The inner half of costa is minutely dotted with brown. The dorsal margin from inner fourth to anal angle is distinctly marked with seven or eight equally spaced black dots. HW dark smoky-brown, cilia gray, with a darker basal line. Legs whitish, tarsi shaded with brown. (for detailed description, see reference document) (1)
Types: Regina, Saskatchewan (Willing). Fort MacLeod, Manitoba (Willing). (1)
Larval host is common wormwood (Artemisia vulgaris). (4)
Print References
Kearfott, W.D., 1905. Assiniboia Micro-Lepidoptera, collected by Mr. T. N. Willing. The Canadian Entomologist 37(3): 44. (1)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group – (photographs are needed for this species) (3)
BOLD Systems - images of DNA supported specimens (5)