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Species Pelochrista mobilensis - Hodges#3126

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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 Pelochrista
Species mobilensis (Pelochrista mobilensis - Hodges#3126)
Hodges Number
3126
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pelochrista mobilensis (Heinrich, 1923) (1)
Eucosma mobilensis Heinrich, 1923 (2)
Phylogenetic sequence #620991
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet for the type locality, Mobile Bay, Alabama. (2)
Size
Heinrich (1923) reported the wingspan as 20-25 mm. (2)
Identification
Food
Heinrich (1923) listed the host plant Chrysoma paucifiosculosa (Michx.) Greene (woody goldenrod). (2)
Print References
Heinrich, C., 1923. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae of the family Olethreutidae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 123: 125. (2)
Internet References
Images at Moth Photographers Group (3)