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Species Eucosma fulvotegulana - Hodges#2971.1

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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 Eucosma
Species fulvotegulana (Eucosma fulvotegulana - Hodges#2971.1)
Hodges Number
2971.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eucosma fulvotegulana Wright & Gilligan, 2015 (1)
Explanation of Names
"The specific epithet refers to the orange-brown color of the tegulae, a character state that distiguishes it from E. spiculana" (1).
Size
Forewing length: 6.1-10.5 mm (1).
Range
Described from specimens collected in Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, and Utah (1).
Season
Records from April-early June (1).
See Also
Eucosma spiculana is slightly larger, has a white frons, and gray tegulae.
Works Cited
1.Eucosma Hübner of the contiguous United States and Canada (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Eucosmini)
Donald J. Wright & Todd M. Gilligan. 2015. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, Fascicle 9.4.