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Species Eucosma radiatana - Hodges#2908

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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 (radiatana group)
Species radiatana (Eucosma radiatana - Hodges#2908)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eucosma radiatana (Walsingham, 1879) (1)
Semasia radiatana Walsingham, 1879 (2)
Phaneta radiatana
Thiodia radiatana (3)
Phylogenetic sequence #620762
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet is Latin meaning "radiate" for the "longitudinally streaked" forewings. (2)
Wingspan 17-25 mm. (3)
Adult - see original description in Print References. (2)
Eastern half of the United States and adjacent Canada. (4)
Type locality: "Eastern United States"
Larval host is goldenrod (Solidago). (5), (3)
See Also
Phaneta essexana - forewing has thinner and fainter lines than the pale form of radiatana.
Print References
Walsingham, Lord. 1879. North-American Torticidae. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum 4: 55; Pl.73, f.1. (2)
Works Cited
1.Revised world catalogue of Eucopina, Eucosma, Pelochrista, and Phaneta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Eucosmini)
Todd M. Gilligan, Donald J. Wright. 2013. Zootaxa 3746(2): 301–337.
2.North-American Torticidae
Thomas, Lord Walsingham. 1879. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum. 4.
3.Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae of the family Olethreutidae
Carl Heinrich. 1923. United States National Museum Bulletin 123: 1-298.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database