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Species Eucosma grindeliana - Hodges#3002

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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 Eucosma
No Taxon (stramineana group)
Species grindeliana (Eucosma grindeliana - Hodges#3002)
Hodges Number
3002
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eucosma grindeliana (Busck, 1906) (1)
Cydia grindeliana Busck, 1906
Phaneta grindeliana
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from the host plant genus (Grindelia).
Size
Wingspan 17-19 mm. (2)
Range
Records from across the southern half of the United States. (3)
Type locality: Clarendon, Texas.
Food
Larval host is curlytop gumweed (Grindelia squarrosa) (Busck, 1906). (4)
Print References
Busck, A. 1906. A new Tortricid from Texas. The Canadian Entomologist 38: 211
Internet References
August Busck (Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society)