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Species Cochylichroa viscana - Hodges#3783

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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 Tortricinae
Tribe Cochylini
Genus Cochylichroa
Species viscana (Cochylichroa viscana - Hodges#3783)
Hodges Number
3783
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cochylichroa viscana (Kearfott, 1907) (1)
Phalonia viscana Kearfott, 1907 (2)
Phalonia peganitis Meyrick, 1912 (3)
Recavicula viscana
Phylogenetic sequence #620140
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet is part of a series of Kearfott names originating from various alphabetical rhyming schemes with no meaning, often derided by subsequent authors as "nonsense names." See Brown (2001) for a humorous take on this "barbaric" practice. (4), (3)
Size
Wingspan about 12 mm. (2)
Identification
Adult - see original description in Print References. (2)
Range
Scattered records from the east and Midwest. (5)
Type locality: Essex County Park, Essex County, New Jersey, May 20th (Kearfott). (2)
Print References
Kearfott, W.D., 1907. New North American Tortricidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 33(1): 84. (2)
Works Cited
1.New genera, new species, and new combinations in new world Cochylina (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Tortricinae)
Brown, J.W. 2019. Zootaxa, 4671 (2): 195–222.
2.New North American Tortricidae.
William Dunham Kearfott. 1907. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 33(1): 1-97.
3.On some impossible specific names in micro-lepidoptera.
Edward Meyrick. 1912. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine 48: 32-36.
4.Presidential address, 2000: Nomenclatural nonsense - flying in the face of a farcical code.
John W. Brown. 2001. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 55(1): 1-7.
5.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems