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Species Eucosma argutipunctana - Hodges#3005.1

Phaneta moth - Eucosma argutipunctana Phaneta argutipunctana - Eucosma argutipunctana Phaneta argutipunctana - Eucosma argutipunctana Eucosma argutipunctana Eucosma argutipunctana Phaneta argutipunctana - Eucosma argutipunctana Eucosma argutipunctana  - Eucosma argutipunctana Arizona Moth - Eucosma argutipunctana
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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 Eucosma
No Taxon (griseocapitana group)
Species argutipunctana (Eucosma argutipunctana - Hodges#3005.1)
Hodges Number
3005.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eucosma argutipunctana (Blanchard & Knudson, 1983) (1)
Phaneta argutipunctana Blanchard & Knudson, 1983
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "sharply/keenly pointed/spotted."
Size
Forewing length:(2)
♂ 6.6-8.3 mm., average 7.3 mm.
♀ 7.3-8.7 mm, average 8 mm.
Identification
Forewing whitish yellow with the dark brown maculations arranged roughly in vertical rows.(2)
The very similar p. granulatana has the patches of dark brown scales arranged irregularly.(2)
Range
Florida to Texas. (3)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
The adults are most common from June to October. (3)
See Also
Phaneta granulatana - photo of pinned adults on BOLD
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group. (3)
Print References
Blanchard, A. & Kundson, E. 1983. Two new species of the tribe Eucosmini (Tortricidae) closely related to Phaneta granulatana (Kearfott).(2)
Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 101.132. (4)
Internet References
André Blanchard (Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society)
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 the tribe Eucosmini (Tortricidae) closely related to Phaneta Granulatana (Kearfott)
Andre Blanchard, Edward C. Knudson. 1983. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 37(2): 140-145.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
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.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems