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Species Neocochylis dubitana - Hodges#3774

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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 Tortricinae
Tribe Cochylini
Genus Neocochylis
Species dubitana (Neocochylis dubitana - Hodges#3774)
Hodges Number
Other Common Names
Little conch (UK)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Neocochylis dubitana (Hübner, 1799)
Tortrix dubitana Hübner, 1799
Tortrix ambiguana Frölich, 1828
Lobesia baseirufana Bruand, 1850
Simaethis albidana Walker, 1866
Cochylis islandicana Björnsson, 1968
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin dubitans meaning "wavering, hesitating, deliberating."
Neocochylis dubitana (Hübner, 1799) is transferred from the genus Cochylis to Neocochylis, formerly a synonym of Cochylis, rev. stat., in Brown et al. (2020).
Wingspan about 13 mm. (1)
Larva to 12 mm. (1)
Larva - see description at UK Moths. (1)
Type location: Europe.
In the Palaearctic region hosts are in Compositae, Carduus, Senecio, Solidago and others. (2)
Life Cycle
Larvae overwinter in a cocoon among debris. (1)
Print References
Brown, J.W., L. Aarvik, M. Heikkila, R.L. Brown, M. Mutanen, 2020. Molecular phylogeny of Cochylina, with confirmation of its relationship to Euliina (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Systematic‭ ‬Entomology, 45: 160–174.
Hübner, J., 1799. Sammlung europäischer Schmetterlinge 7: pl.12, f.71.