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Species Eucosma linitipunctana - Sand Dune Eucosma - Hodges#3005.2

Very small moth - Eucosma linitipunctana
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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
No Taxon (griseocapitana group)
Species linitipunctana (Sand Dune Eucosma - Hodges#3005.2)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eucosma linitipunctana (Blanchard & Knudson, 1983) (1)
Phaneta linitipunctana Blanchard & Knudson, 1983 (2)
There are more than 100 species of the genus Phaneta in America north of Mexico. (3)
Blanchard & Knudson (1983) listed the forewing length. (2)
♂ 6.6-8.3 mm.
♀ 7.3-8.7 mm.
Blanchard & Knudson (1983) original description in PDF. (2)
Coastal areas of Texas to Maryland.
Holotype: USA: Texas, Nueces Co., North Padre Island (A. & M.E. Blanchard). (2)
Blanchard & Knudson (1983) collected specimens from August to October. (2)
Print References
Blanchard, A. & E.C. Knudson, 1983. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 37(2). p. 140; figs. 1-7. (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.Two new species of the tribe Eucosmini (Tortricidae) closely related to Phaneta Granulatana (Kearfott)
Andre Blanchard, Edward C. Knudson. 1983. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 37(2): 140-145.
3.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems