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Species Eucosma bilineana - Hodges#3100

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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 Olethreutinae
Tribe Eucosmini
Genus Eucosma
Species bilineana (Eucosma bilineana - Hodges#3100)
Hodges Number
3100
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eucosma bilineana Kearfott, 1907 (1), (2)
Phylogenetic sequence #620742
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet bilineana from Latin meaning "two-lined" for the "two horizontal black lines" on the forewing. (1)
Size
Wingspan 24-32 mm. (1)
Range
Alberta southeast through eastern Nebraska and southern Manitoba and on to Ohio. (3)
Type locality: west Manitoba (A.W. Hanham (4)).
Food
Larval host is Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus L., Asteraceae). (5)
Print References
Brown, R.L., J.F. Gates Clarke & D.H. Habeck 1983. New host records for Olethreutinae (Tortricidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 37(3): 225. (5)
Kearfott, W.D. 1907. New micro-lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist 39(2): 54. (1)
Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p.109.152. (6)
Works Cited
1.New micro-leidoptera
W.D. Kearfott. 1907. The Canadian Entomologist 39(1-6): 1-9, 53-60, 77-84, 121-128, 153-160, 211-212.
2.Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae of the family Olethreutidae
Carl Heinrich. 1923. United States National Museum Bulletin 123: 1-298.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.Entomologists of Manitoba.
P.W. Riegert. 1989. The Entomological Society of Canada. pp.1-69.
5.New host records for Olethreutinae (Tortricidae)
Richard L. Brown, J. F. Gates Clarke, Dale H. Habeck. 1983. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 37(3): 224-227.
6.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.
7.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems