Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
(Kearfott, 1907) (1)
Cochylis hospes (Walsingham, 1884)
Walsingham, 1984 (mispelling of genus) (2)
Number 3830 in the 1983 Hodges Checklist.
Phylogenetic sequence #620135
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet is Latin meaning "host, guest, visitor."
Forewing length 5.5-8.0 mm. (3)
Adults - golden ochreous with broad, dark brown to rust brown medial fascia and subapical blotch containing irridescent gray patches. (3)
Also see Razowski (1997). (4)
North Carolina through the Midwest to Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, and northern Arizona. (3)
Type locality: North Carolina.
Adults fly July to August in Manitoba. (3)
Larvae feed on developing seeds in flower heads of cultivated and wild sunflower (Helianthus
Overwinters as last instar larvae. (3)
Walsingham, Lord. 1884. X. North American Tortricidae. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London