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Species Eucosma amphorana - Hodges#2922

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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 amphorana (Eucosma amphorana - Hodges#2922)
Hodges Number
2922
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eucosma amphorana (Walsingham, 1879)
Semasia amphorana Walsingham, 1879 (1)
Thiodia amphorana (Walsingham, 1879)
Phaneta amphorana (Walsingham, 1879)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin amphora meaning "a bottle with two handles" for the "occelated mark of the form of a double-handled bottle" on the wings. (1)
Size
Wingspan 17-21 mm. (1)
Forewing length 7.0-9.5 mm. (2)
Identification
"Forewing color varies from gray to yellow with numerous intermediate forms, some featuring both yellow and gray in the interfascial areas and variable hoary white overscaling" (3).
Range
Southern California to northern Washington (3), with one record from British Columbia here on BugGuide.
Type locality: Camp Watson, Oregon.
Season
February to November with most adults flying in the spring or fall. (3)
Food
Records from Grindelia camporum and Isocoma menziesii (both in Asteraceae). (3), (2)
Life Cycle
Several generations per year. (3)
Print References
Walingham, Lord. 1879. North-American Torticidae. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum 4: 63; Pl.74, f.9. (1)
Works Cited
1.North-American Torticidae
Thomas, Lord Walsingham. 1879. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum. 4.
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
3.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.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems