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Species Eucosma essexana - Hodges#2910

moth that looks like burned wood - Eucosma essexana
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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
Species essexana (Eucosma essexana - Hodges#2910)
Hodges Number
2910
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eucosma essexana (Kearfott, 1907) (1)
Thiodia essexana Kearfott, 1907 (2)
Phaneta essexana
Phylogenetic sequence #620766
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet for the type location, Essex County, New Jersey. (2)
Size
Wingspan 17-24 mm. (3)
Range
Records from Ontario to New Brunswick, south to North Carolina, Kentucky and Illinois. (4)
Type locality: near Caldwell, Essex County, New Jersey. (2)
Food
Larvae feed on late purple aster (Symphyotrichum patens). (2), (3)
Print References
Kearfott, W.D., 1907. New North American Tortricidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 33(1): 39. (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 North American Tortricidae.
William Dunham Kearfott. 1907. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 33(1): 1-97.
3.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.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group