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Species Pelochrista serpentana - Hodges#3031

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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 serpentana (Pelochrista serpentana - Hodges#3031)
Hodges Number
3031
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pelochrista serpentana (Walsingham, 1895) (1)
Paedisca serpentana Walsingham, 1895 (2)
Eucosma serpentana (Walsingham, 1895)
Pelochrista ophionana (McDunnough, 1925)
Phylogenetic sequence #621032
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet is Latin meaning "serpentine" for the "sinuous bands" on the forewings. (2)
Size
Wingspan 16-20 mm. (3)
Range
Western US and Canada. (4)
Type locality: Loveland, Colorado (Smith, July, 1891). (2)
Print References
Walsingham, Lord. 1895. New Species of North American Tortricidae. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London, 1895: 504. (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.XXI. New Species of North American Tortricidae.
Lord Walsingham. 1895. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London. 1895: 495-518.
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
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems