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Species Eucosma segregata - Hodges#2991

Phaneta castrensis - Hodges #2992 - Eucosma segregata
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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 segregata (Eucosma segregata - Hodges#2991)
Hodges Number
2991
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eucosma segregata (Heinrich, 1924)
Thiodia segregata Heinrich, 1924 (1)
Thiodia castrensis McDunnough, 1929 (2)
Eucosma castrensis
Phaneta castrensis
Size
Wingspan 11-12 mm. (1)
Identification
ID confirmed by Chuck Harp.
Range
California to Colorado and Montana. (larger range possible)
Holotype ♂, USA, Wyoming, Yellowstone National Park, Camp Roosevelt, Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids, and Nematodes, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (CNC).
Season
The adults appear to be most common from July and August. (3)
Print References
Gilligan, Todd M., 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States, An Identification Guide.(4)
Heinrich, C. North American Eucosminae, notes and new species (Lepidoptera). Journal of The Washington Academy of Sciences 14: 388. (1)
McDunnough(5), J.H., 1929. Some apparently new Microlepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist, 61: 271. (2)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, p. 132.(6)
Works Cited
1.North American Eucosminae, notes and new species (Lepidoptera)
Carl Heinrich. 1924. Journal of The Washington Academy of Sciences 14: 385--393.
2.Some apparently new Microlepidoptera
J. McDunnough. 1929. The Canadian Entomologist, 61(12): 266-271.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
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.James Halliday McDunnough (1877 -1962) A biographical obituary and bibliography
Douglas C. Ferguson . 1962. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 16(4): 209-228.
6.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
7.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems