Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes



Species Eucosma artemisiana - Hodges#2984

Phaneta artemisiana - Hodges #2984 - Eucosma artemisiana 247 - Eucosma artemisiana
Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both
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 Eucosma
No Taxon (artemisiana group)
Species artemisiana (Eucosma artemisiana - Hodges#2984)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eucosma artemisiana (Walsingham, 1879) (1)
Semasia artemisiana Walsingham, 1879 (2)
Phaneta artemisiana
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet for the host plant genus (Artemisia). (2)
Wingspan 20-22 mm. (2), (3)
Records from western North America. (4)
Type locality: Mount Shasta, California. (3)
Larvae are leaf tiers of sagebrush (Artemisia). (2)
See Also
Eucosma infimbriana (Dyar, 1904) - cilia is olivaceous, not red-brown like artemisiana. (3)
Print References
Walsingham, 1879. North-American Torticidae. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum. 4: 56. pl. 73, fig.3 (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.North-American Torticidae
Thomas, Lord Walsingham. 1879. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum. 4.
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