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Species Pelochrista consobrinana - Hodges#3133

3133  Eucosma consobrinana - Pelochrista consobrinana Eucosma consobrinana - Pelochrista consobrinana Pelochrista consobrinana
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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 Olethreutinae
Tribe Eucosmini
Genus Pelochrista
Species consobrinana (Pelochrista consobrinana - Hodges#3133)
Hodges Number
3133
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pelochrista consobrinana (Heinrich, 1923) (1)
Eucosma consobrinana Heinrich, 1923 (2)
Phylogenetic sequence #620914
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin consobrina meaning "cousin, relation" for its relationship to "pulveratana Walsingham, of which it may prove to be a variety." (2)
Size
Forewing length: ♂ 5.3–7.7 mm, ♀ 5.5–7.3 mm. (3)
Range
Mississippi River to the eastern slope of the Rocky Mountains and from South Dakota to southern Texas and Mississippi. (3)
Types: Elk Point, Union Co., SD (C.N. Ainslie, Aug., 1913); Sioux City, IA (C.N. Ainslie).
Season
Two flights in Texas from March–April and September–November. Midwest records are mostly August. (3)
See Also
Pelochrista pulveratana - is generally a little smaller (forewing length average 6.4 vs. 7.6 mm).
Print References
Heinrich, C. 1923. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae of the family Olethreutidae. United States National Museum Bulletin 123: 128-129. (2)
Wright, D.J. 2011. Review of the Eucosma pulveratana (Walsingham) species group, with descriptions of eight new species (Tortricidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 65(2): 101–118 (PDF) (3)