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Species Pelochrista aurilineana - Hodges#3011.1

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
Species aurilineana (Pelochrista aurilineana - Hodges#3011.1 )
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pelochrista aurilineana (Ferris, 2005) Gilligan & Wright, 2013 (1)
Eucosma aurilineana Ferris, 2005 (2)
Explanation of Names
aurilineana is derived from Latin meaning "gold-lined". (2)
Forewing length 13.0 – 17.5 mm. (2)
Known from Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah and Wyoming. (2)
Larvae bore into roots of Ericameria viscidiflora and possibly Gutierrezia sarothrae. (2)
See Also
Eucosma crambitana
E. ridingsana