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Species Pelochrista olivacea - Olivaceous Pelochrista - Hodges#3168.1

Pelochrista zomonana - Hodges#3168 ? - Pelochrista olivacea Pelochrista zomonana - Hodges#3168 ? - Pelochrista olivacea Hodges#3168 - Pelochrista olivacea Hodges#3168 - Pelochrista olivacea Pelochrista zomonana? - Pelochrista olivacea Arizona Moth - Pelochrista olivacea Pelochrista olivacea
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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 Pelochrista
No Taxon (canana group)
Species olivacea (Olivaceous Pelochrista - Hodges#3168.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pelochrista olivacea Wright & Gilligan, 2017 [cite:1636722,100]
Explanation of Names
"The specific epithet refers to the faint olive-brown tint of the forewing." [cite:1636722,101]
FWL = 8mm. [cite:1636722,100]
Holotype: Cochise Co., AZ.
Paratyes: AZ, NM, TX.
See Also
Pelochrista zomonana, an eastern species, is smaller, ~5.8mm.