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Genus Eugnosta

Broad-patch Carolella Moth - Hodges #3764 - Eugnosta sartana Acroncosa minima? - Eugnosta Eugnosta sartana Fleabane Cochylid - Eugnosta erigeronana Eugnosta bimaculana Two-spotted Carolella - Eugnosta bimaculana Eugnosta bimaculana - Two-spotted Carolella? - Eugnosta bimaculana Eugnosta sartana - Broad-patch Carolella Moth - Eugnosta sartana
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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 Eugnosta
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eugnosta Hübner, 1825
Pharmacis Hübner, [1820]
Explanation of Names
Generic epithet probably from Greek εὖ/eu- (well, true) γνωστός/gnostos (known, familiar) meaning "well-known."
There are 12 species of the genus Eugnosta in America north of Mexico. (1), (2)
Print References
Hübner, J., 1825. Verzeichniss bekannter Schmettlinge, p.394.
Works Cited
1.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group