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Species Eugnosta deceptana - Hodges#3789

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Classification
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 Tortricinae
Tribe Cochylini
Genus Eugnosta
Species deceptana (Eugnosta deceptana - Hodges#3789)
Hodges Number
3789
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eugnosta deceptana (Busck, 1907)
Carolella deceptana (Busck 1907)
Pharmacis deceptana Busck 1907 (1), (2)
#3785 in the 1983 Hodges Checklist. (3)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin deceptus meaning "caught, deceived, cheated."
Size
Busck (1907) listed a wingspan of 16 mm. (1)
Identification
Busck (1907) original description as Pharmacis deceptana is online in the print references. (1)
Range
Southern Texas. (4), (5)
Holotype: USA: Texas, Kerr County, Kerrville (Wm. Barnes). (2)
Season
There are records throughout the year in Texas. (5)
Food
The larval host is unknown.
See Also
Eugnosta bimaculana (Robinson, 1869)
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Busck, A., 1907. A review of the Tortricid subfamily Phaloniinae with descriptions of new American species. Journal of the New York Entomology Society, 15: 29. (1)