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Species Pelochrista morrisoni - Hodges#3035

Eucosma sp.? - Pelochrista morrisoni Eucosma sp.? - Pelochrista morrisoni Eucosma morrisoni - Hodges #3035 - Pelochrista morrisoni Eucosma smithiana 3038 - Pelochrista morrisoni Tortricid Moth - Pelochrista morrisoni Tortricidae: Eucosma morrisoni - Pelochrista morrisoni Tortricidae: Eucosma morrisoni - Pelochrista morrisoni
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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 morrisoni (Pelochrista morrisoni - Hodges#3035)
Hodges Number
3035
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pelochrista morrisoni (Walsingham, 1884) (1)
Paedisca morrisoni Walsingham, 1884 (2)
Eucosma morrisoni (Walsingham, 1884)
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of professional insect collector Herbert Knowles Morrison (1854–1885).
Size
The forewing length is 7.3-10.5 mm.
Range
Occurs in all western states and from Washington across to Michigan. (3)
Habitat
sagebrush
Season
The main flight period is June to August. (3)
Remarks
Often common at lights.
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group. (4)
Print References
Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States. Ohio Biological Survey, p. 103.137. (5)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, p. 134; plate 15, fig. 27.(3)
Walsingham, Lord. 1884. North American Tortricidae. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London. 1884: 138. (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.X. North American Tortricidae.
Lord Walsingham. 1884. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London, 1884: 121-147.
3.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States, An Identification Guide
Gilligan, Todd M., Donald J. Wright, and Loran D. Gibson. 2008. Ohio Biological Survey, P.O. Box 21370, Columbus, Ohio 43221-0370.
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems