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Species Pelochrista vagana - Hodges#3042

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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
No Taxon (comatulana group)
Species vagana (Pelochrista vagana - Hodges#3042)
Hodges Number
3042
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pelochrista vagana (McDunnough, 1925) (1)
Eucosma vagana McDunnough, 1925 (2)
Size
Wingspan approximately 15 mm. (3)
Identification
Specimen determined by DNA.
Range
Eastern North America. (4)
Type locality: Canada: Manitoba. (5)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
Records of adults are mostly from January; June to September. (3)
See Also
Several species in Pelochrista. See Remarks under P. comatulana.
Print References
McDunnough, J., 1925. New Canadian Lepidoptera with notes. The Canadian Entomologist, 57: 19. Abstract and access
Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 105.141. (2)
Works Cited
1.Revised world catalogue of Eucopina, Eucosma, Pelochrista, and Phaneta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Eucosmini)
Todd M. Gilligan, Donald J. Wright. 2013. Zootaxa 3746(2): 301–337.
2.Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States, An Identification Guide
Gilligan, Todd M., Donald J. Wright, and Loran D. Gibson. 2008. Ohio Biological Survey, P.O. Box 21370, Columbus, Ohio 43221-0370.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.Moths of Brackenridge Field Laboratory University of Texas at Austin
5.World Catalogue of Insects, Vol. 5: Tortricidae (Lepidoptera)
John Wesley Brown, Joaquin Baixeras. 2005. Apollo Books.
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems