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Species Cochylichroa hoffmanana - Hoffman's Cochylid - Hodges#3776

Hoffman's Cochlid - Cochylichroa hoffmanana Hoffman's Cochlid - Cochylichroa hoffmanana unknown tort - Cochylichroa hoffmanana Hoffman's Cochlid Moth - Cochylichroa hoffmanana Hoffman's Cochlid Moth? - Cochylichroa hoffmanana Hoffman's Cochlid - Cochylichroa hoffmanana - male Thyraylia - Cochylichroa hoffmanana
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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 Tortricinae
Tribe Cochylini
Genus Cochylichroa
Species hoffmanana (Hoffman's Cochylid - Hodges#3776)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cochylichroa hoffmanana (Kearfott, 1907) (1)
Phalonia hoffmanana Kearfott, 1907 (2)
Aethes hoffmanana
Phalonia baryzela Meyrick, 1912 (3)
Cochylis magnaedoeagana Gibeaux, 1985
Phalonia marloffiana Busck, 1907 (4)
Phalonia nonlavana Kearfott, 1907 (5)
Phalonia telifera Meyrick, 1912 (3)
Phalonia toxcana Kearfott, 1907 (5)
Phalonia zoxcana Kearfott, 1907 (5)
Phylogenetic sequence #620134
Number 3828 in the 1983 Hodges Checklist.
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet in honor of Reverend Dean Hoffman (1829-1902) "whose interest and love of science has made possible the discovery of this and many other species." (2)
Wingspan 10-14 mm. (6)
See Kearfott, 1907 Print References for original description. (2)

Records from the eastern half of North America and California. (7)
Paratypes: Mount Graybeard, North Carolina, 2 May; "Valley" 3-12 Jun. (Wm. Beutenmüller).
One record on New England aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae). (6)
See Also
Rolandylis maiana (Kearfott) - Comment from Michael Sabourin: "hoffmanana is dirt common, more variable in color and tends to have a white spot along the anal margin of forewing - maiana the post median band tends to be more complete giving an almost two banded appearance and the median band is wider along the hind margin - the specimen illustrated would fit more towards hoffmanana."
Print References
Kearfott, W.D., 1907. Microlepidoptera from the Black Mountain region of North Carolina, with descriptions of new species. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 23(80): 162. (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.Microlepidoptera from the Black Mountain region of North Carolina, with descriptions of new species.
Kearfott, W.D. 1907. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. 23(80): 153-168.
3.On some impossible specific names in micro-lepidoptera.
Edward Meyrick. 1912. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine 48: 32-36.
4.A review of the tortricid subfamily Phaloniinae with descriptions of new American species
August Busck. 1907. Journal of The New York Entomological Society, 15: 19-36.
5.New North American Tortricidae.
William Dunham Kearfott. 1907. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 33(1): 1-97.
6.Cochylini (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) of Canada
Razowski, J. 1997. Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia. 40(1):107-163.
7.North American Moth Photographers Group
8.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems