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Species Pelochrista lathami - Hodges#3036

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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 Olethreutinae
Tribe Eucosmini
Genus Pelochrista
No Taxon (agricolana group)
Species lathami (Pelochrista lathami - Hodges#3036 )
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pelochrista lathami (Forbes, 1937) (1)
Eucosma lathami Forbes, 1937
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet in honor of naturalist Roy Latham (1881-1979) of Orient, Long Island, whose collection provided the specimens (New York Times obituary).
Wingspan 16 mm (Forbes, 1937).
Rare, records from New York, Alberta, and BugGuide record from southern Arizona. (2), (3)
Type locality: Orient, Long Island, New York.
See Also
Pelochrista morrisoni found west of the Appalachian Mountains according to MONA Fascicle 9-5.
Print References
Forbes, Wm. 1937. A new "silver-marked" Eucosma (Lepidoptera: Olethreutinae). Journal of the New York Entomological Society. 45: 131.
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.
3. An annotated list of the Lepidoptera of Alberta, Canada
Gregory R. Pohl, Gary G. Anweiler, B. Christian Schmidt, Norbert G. Kondla. 2010. ZooKeys 38: 1–549.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems