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Species Eucosma montanana - Hodges#2994

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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
No Taxon (tarandana group)
Species montanana (Eucosma montanana - Hodges#2994)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eucosma montanana (Walsingham, 1884) (1)
Semasia montanana Walsingham, 1884 (2)
Phaneta montanana
Phaneta clarkei Blanchard & Knudson, 1983 (847)
Phylogenetic sequence #620818
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet for the type location. (2)
Wingspan 18 mm. (2)
Adult - see original description in Print References. (2)
Scant records from northern Texas to northern Arizona, Montana and Alberta. (3), (2)
Larval hosts include tarragon (Artemisia dracunculus). (4)
Print References
Walsingham, Lord. 1884. North American Tortricidae. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London. p. 143; Pl.4, f.12. (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.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database