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Species Eucosma ornatula - Ornate Eucosma - Hodges#2951

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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 Eucosma
Species ornatula (Ornate Eucosma - Hodges#2951)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eucosma ornatula (Heinrich, 1924) (1)
Thiodia ornatula Heinrich, 1924
Phaneta ornatula
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "ornate."
The wingspan is 12.5-15 mm. (2)
The original description as Thiodia ornatula Heinrich, is available in PDF and online in the print references below. (2)
Scattered records from North Dakota to Texas and eastward. (3), (4)
Type locality: Oak Station, PA (F. Marloff, 21 Jun.-15 Aug.).
The adults are most common from June to September. (4)
The larval host plant is unknown. (2)
Print References
Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States. p. 98.123.(5)
Heinrich, 1924. North American Eucosminae, notes and new species (Lepidoptera). Journal of the Washington Academy of Science. 14: 385. (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.North American Eucosminae, notes and new species (Lepidoptera)
Carl Heinrich. 1924. Journal of The Washington Academy of Sciences 14: 385--393.
3.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
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.