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Species Pelochrista fernaldana - Hodges#3015

Pink and white striped moth - Pelochrista fernaldana Pink and white striped moth - Pelochrista fernaldana E. f.  - Pelochrista fernaldana - female E. f.  - Pelochrista fernaldana - female Pelochrista sp.? - Pelochrista fernaldana  Fernald's Eucosma Moth - Pelochrista fernaldana Moth ~14mm to wingtip - Pelochrista fernaldana Pelochrista fernaldana? - Pelochrista fernaldana
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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 fernaldana (Pelochrista fernaldana - Hodges#3015)
Hodges Number
3015
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pelochrista fernaldana (Grote, 1880) (1)
Paedisca fernaldana Grote, 1880
Eucosma fernaldana
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet for "Prof. C.H. Fernald whose studies in this group have been so successfully inaugurated."
Size
Wingspan 15-25 mm. (2)
Range
Records from New Mexico, Utah and Colorado. (2). Also recorded in Manitoba.
Type locality: Colorado.
Food
Larval hosts include paradise apple (Malus pumila), hawthorn (Crataegus) and current (Ribes). (3)
See Also
Eucosma ridingsana which is similar but has orange brown ground color.
Print References
Grote, A.R., 1880. New species of moths. The North American entomologist. 1: 98.