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Species Pelochrista sullivani - Hodges#3086.1

Tortricid Moth - Hodges #3086.1 - Pelochrista sullivani Tortricid Moth - Hodges #3086.1 - Pelochrista sullivani
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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 sullivani (Pelochrista sullivani - Hodges#3086.1)
Hodges Number
3086.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pelochrista sullivani Wright, 2015 (1)
Size
Mean forewing length: 5.9 mm (2).
Range
Records from coastal Mississippi and North Carolina (2).
Habitat
Longleaf pine savannah in coastal Mississippi and Atlantic coastal savannah in North Carolina (2).
Season
The majority of records are from April and August to September, suggesting two broods (2).
See Also
Pelochrista matutina is considerably larger (2).
Pelochrista lynxana lacks the extensive brown gray suffusion in the interfascial area and prefers different habitats (coastal savannah in North Carolina and remnant prairie/cedar glade in Misssissippi) (2).
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Two New Species of Pelochrista Lederer (Tortricidae) from Eastern United States, with Reviews of Five Similar Species
Donald J. Wright. 2015. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society, 69(1): 63-72.
2.Pelochrista Lederer of the Contiguous United States and Canada (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Eucosmini)
Donald J. Wright & Todd M. Gilligan. 2017. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, Fascicle 9.5.
3.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems