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Species Eucosma landana - Hodges#3114

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 (circulana group)
Species landana (Eucosma landana - Hodges#3114)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eucosma landana Kearfott, 1907
Eucosma isospora Meyrick, 1912, invalid emendation
~10 mm long.
Head: Dark, heavily speckled with white-gray scales, including projecting palpi.
Antenna: Brown
Thorax: Dark brown, sprinkled with white scales.
Wings: Dark gray to brownish; heavily speckled entirely with whitish-gray. Somewhat reticulate (net-like), especially along outer edge. Fringe pale gray. Hindwings gray, darker along edges. Fringe gray-white.
Legs: Tan with gray pile. Feet striped with dark brown.
Abdomen: Whitish-gray, mottled with black.
Ontario, Manitoba & Saskatchewan
Holotype (♀): Manitoba. In the American Museum of Natural History, New York, N. Y.
Lectotypes (2 ♀) in the United States National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian, Washington, D.C. No photos.
Possibly two generations April to June (Manitoba & Sask); Sept in Ontario.
Print References
Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008:110. (1)
Heinrich, 1923:120. (2)
Kearfott, 1907:18. (3)
Wright & Gilligan, 2015:26 (4)
Works Cited
1.Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States, An Identification Guide
Gilligan, Todd M., Donald J. Wright, and Loran D. Gibson. 2008. Ohio Biological Survey, P.O. Box 21370, Columbus, Ohio 43221-0370.
2.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.
3.New North American Tortricidae.
William Dunham Kearfott. 1907. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 33(1): 1-97.
4.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.
5.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems