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Species Pelochrista heathiana - Hodges#3033

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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 heathiana (Pelochrista heathiana - Hodges#3033)
Hodges Number
3033
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pelochrista heathiana (Kearfott, 1907) (1)
Eucosma heathiana Kearfott, 1907 (2)
Phylogenetic sequence #620959
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet in honor of English-born homesteader Edwin "Edward" Firmstone Heath (1839-1914) who collected extensively near Cartwright, Manitoba. (3)
Size
Kearfott (1907) listed the wingspan 17-18 mm. (2)
Heinrich (1923) listed the wingspan 14-18.5 mm. (4)
Identification
The black suffusion along the dorsal margin of an otherwise whitish forewing is diagnostic. (5)
Range
Heinrich (1923) reported specimens from Manitoba, Iowa, Kansas Arkansas, South Dakota, New Mexico. (4)
Holotype from Cartwright, Manitoba (Heath). (4)
Paratypes: Washington County, AR (A.J. Brown, Jul.-Aug.).
Food
Heinrich (1923) listed the host plant as unknown. (4)
Print References
Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States. Ohio Biological Survey. 103.136. (5)
Heinrich, C. 1923. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae of the family Olethreutidae. United States National Museum Bulletin 123: 88. (4)
Kearfott, W.D., 1907. New micro-lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist, 39(2): 56. (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.New micro-leidoptera
W.D. Kearfott. 1907. The Canadian Entomologist 39(1-6): 1-9, 53-60, 77-84, 121-128, 153-160, 211-212.
3.Entomologists of Manitoba.
P.W. Riegert. 1989. The Entomological Society of Canada. pp.1-69.
4.Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae of the family Olethreutidae
Carl Heinrich. 1923. United States National Museum Bulletin 123: 1-298.
5.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.
6.North American Moth Photographers Group
7.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems