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Species Pelochrista canana - Hodges#3141

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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 (canana group)
Species canana (Pelochrista canana - Hodges#3141)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pelochrista canana (Walsingham, 1879)
Paedisca canana[i] Walsingham, 1879
[i]Pelochrista metariana (Heinrich, 1923)[cite:1636722,93]
Pelochrista expolitana (Heinrich, 1923)[cite:1636722,93]
The original description as Eucosma metariana Heinrich, is online. (1)
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD) (2)
Type locality: Californica (
The adults are most common from April through August.(3)
Larval host (given in source for metariana): Heliomeris multiflora Nutt. (showy goldeneye). (4)
This page was originally created for Pelochrista metariana, which was synonymized with P. canana in Wright and Gilligan (2017) — MONA fascicle 9.5
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Print References
Heinrich, C., Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae of the family Olethreutidae. United States National Museum Bulletin 123: 133. (1)