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Species Pelochrista morrisoni - Hodges#3035

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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
No Taxon (agricolana group)
Species morrisoni (Pelochrista morrisoni - Hodges#3035)
Hodges Number
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).
The forewing length is 7.3-10.5 mm.
Occurs in all western states and from Washington across to Michigan. (3)
The main flight period is June to August. (3)
Often common at lights.
See Also
Pelochrista lathami found east of the Appalachian Mountains according to MONA Fascicle 9.5.
Print References
Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States. Ohio Biological Survey, p. 103.137. (4)
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.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.
5.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems