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Species Cochylis hospes - Banded Sunflower Moth - Hodges#3777

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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 Tortricinae
Tribe Cochylini
Genus Cochylis
Species hospes (Banded Sunflower Moth - Hodges#3777)
Hodges Number
3777
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cochylis hospes (Walsingham, 1884)
Conchylis hospes Walsingham, 1984 (mispelling of genus) (1)
This species was number 3830 in the 1983 Hodges Checklist.
Phylogenetic sequence #620135
Size
Forewing length 5.5-8.0 mm. (2)
Identification
Adults - golden ochreous with broad, dark brown to rust brown medial fascia and subapical blotch containing irridescent gray patches. (2)
Range
North Carolina through the Midwest to Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, and northern Arizona. (2)
Season
Adults fly July to August in Manitoba. (2)
Food
Larvae feed on developing seeds in flower heads of cultivated and wild sunflower (Helianthus).
Life Cycle
Overwinters as last instar larvae. (2)
Print References
Walsingham, T. de Grey. 1884. X. North American Tortricidae. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 1884: 131. (1)
Works Cited
1.X. North American Tortricidae.
Thomas de Grey Walsingham. 1884. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London, 1884: 121-147.
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.The Barcode of Life Database (BOLD)