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Species Pelochrista invicta - Hodges#3083

Eucosma invicta - Hodges #3083 - Pelochrista invicta Poplar Leafroller Moth? - Pelochrista invicta
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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 (luridana group)
Species invicta (Pelochrista invicta - Hodges#3083)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pelochrista invicta (Walsingham, 1895) (1)
Paedisca invicta Walsingham, 1895 (2)
Eucosma invicta
Phylogenetic sequence #620966
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet invicta is Latin meaning "unconquered."
Forewing length 11-5-17.2 mm. (3)
Adult - see original description in Print References and footnoted re-description by Wright (2007). (3)
Alberta and Saskatchewan, south to Nevada, New Mexico and Kansas. (3)
Paratypes: Larimer County 5000', CO (Smith, July, 1891).
See Also
Pelochrista subinvicta (Kearfott, 1907) has a white head. (3)
Pelochrista snyderana (Kearfott, 1907)
Print References
Walsingham, Lord. 1895. New Species of North American Tortricidae. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London, 1895: 509. (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.XXI. New Species of North American Tortricidae.
Lord Walsingham. 1895. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London. 1895: 495-518.
3.Notes on Nearctic Eucosma (Hubner): a new species, a resurrected species, and three synonymies (Tortricidae)
Donald J. Wright. 2007. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 61(1): 38–49.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems