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Species Pelochrista cataclystiana - Solidago Pelochrista - Hodges#3142

Solidago Eucosma? - Pelochrista cataclystiana Solidago Eucosma Moth - Hodges #3142 - Pelochrista cataclystiana Solidago Eucosma - Hodges#3142 - Pelochrista cataclystiana Tortricidae: Eucosma cataclystiana - Pelochrista cataclystiana Tortricidae: Eucosma cataclytiana - Pelochrista cataclystiana Small Moth - Pelochrista cataclystiana Pelochrista cataclystiana Eucosma raracana? - Pelochrista cataclystiana
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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
Species cataclystiana (Solidago Pelochrista - Hodges#3142)
Hodges Number
Other Common Names
Solidago Eucosma
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pelochrista cataclystiana (Walker, 1863) Gilligan & Wright, 2013 (1)
Paedisca cataclystiana Walker, 1863
Eucosma cataclystiana
Phylogenetic sequence # 096450
There are more than 168 named species of Eucosma in America north of Mexico. (2)
wingspan about 16 mm. (2)
Adult: forewing mostly orangish-brown with short pale oblique streaks along costa, and pale whitish T or Y shape projecting from outer margin into subterminal area near anal angle; hindwing pale gray.
New Brunswick to Florida, west to New Mexico, north to Illinois and Ontario
adults fly from June to September
larvae feed on goldenrod (Solidago spp.)
Print References
Walker, 1863. Tortricites & Tineites. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. 28: 378