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Species Eucosma apacheana - Hodges#2946

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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 apacheana (Eucosma apacheana - Hodges#2946 )
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eucosma apacheana (Walsingham, 1884) (1)
Semasia apacheana Walsingham, 1884 (2)
Phaneta apacheana
Phylogenetic sequence #620871
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet likely for Apache County (est. 1879), Arizona. Type specimen labeled simply "Arizona."
Forewing length average 4.3-7.5 mm, but some females have been recorded to 9.5 mm.(3)
Adult - dark chevron shaped patch along inner margin.
Moth Photographers Group shows records from Washington to southern California, Arizona and across central regions of the US to Maryland.
(Powell & Opler 2009) lists the range as coastal British Columbia to southern California and Arizona. (3)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Two flights of March to June and September through October.(3)
Larval hosts include Gnaphalium L. species.(3)
Print References
Gilligan, T.M. 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States, An Identification Guide. Ohio Biological Survey. (4)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. pl. 14, figs. 44, 45; p. 133. (3)
Walsingham, Lord. 1884. X. North American Tortricidae. Transactions of the Royal Entomological Society of London. 1884: 143. (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.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
4.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.
5.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems