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Species Pelochrista fiskeana - Hodges#3129

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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 fiskeana (Pelochrista fiskeana - Hodges#3129)
Hodges Number
3129
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pelochrista fiskeana (Kearfott, 1905) (1), (2)
Eucosma fiskeana Kearfott, 1905 (3)
Eucosma pandana Kearfott, 1907 (4)
Eucosma sardiopa Meyrick 1912 (5)
Phylogenetic sequence #620938
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet in honor of William Fuller Fiske (1828-1906), well known for his work on gypsy moth parasites, who collected the first specimens. (3)
Size
Wingspan 20-29 mm, females larger than males. (3), (6)
Identification
Adult - see original description in Print References. (3)
Range
Scattered records from the Midwest and southern United States. (7), (6)
Paratypes: Tryon, NC (Fiske, August 2-11).
Print References
Kearfott, W.D. 1905. Descriptions of new species of tortricid moths, from North Carolina, with notes. Proceedings of the United States National Museum.. 28: 358. (3)
Wright, D.J. 2015. Two New Species of Pelochrista Lederer (Tortricidae) from Eastern United States, with Reviews of Five Similar Species. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society. 69(1):63-72. Abstract
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.Two New Species of Pelochrista Lederer (Tortricidae) from Eastern United States, with Reviews of Five Similar Species
Donald J. Wright. 2015. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society, 69(1): 63-72.
3.Descriptions of new species of tortricid moths, from North Carolina, with notes
William Dunham Kearfott. 1905. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 28(1398): 349-364.
4.New North American Tortricidae.
William Dunham Kearfott. 1907. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 33(1): 1-97.
5.On some impossible specific names in micro-lepidoptera.
Edward Meyrick. 1912. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine 48: 32-36.
6.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.
7.North American Moth Photographers Group
8.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems