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Species Pelochrista eburata - Hodges#3085

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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 eburata (Pelochrista eburata - Hodges#3085)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pelochrista eburata (Heinrich, 1929)
Eucosma eburata Heinrich, 1929
Eucosma williamsi Powell, 1963 (1)
Explanation of Names
Eucosma williamsi Powell, 1963 - Specific epithet in honor of Dr. Francis Xavier Williams (1882-1967).
Forewing length 10-13.5 mm (rarely 8.5 mm). (2)
The original description of Eucosma williamsi Powell, is available in PDF or view online in the print references below. (1)
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (3)
Northern coastal California to San Diego. (4), (2)
TL: Mohave Co., AZ
Coastal areas. (2)
Adults are most common in July and August. There are records to October. (2)
Larvae have been reared on Baccharis pilularis (coyote brush). (2)
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Gilligan & Wright, 2013. (5)
Heinrich, 1929. Notes on some North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 75: 6.
Powell, J.A. 1963. Records and descriptions of some interesting species of Eucosma in California (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 76: 237. (1)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. pl. 15.32, p. 134.(2)
Wright & Gilligan, 2017: 89. [cite:1636722]