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Species Phtheochroa vulneratana - Hodges#3826

Phtheochroa vulneratana - Hodges #3826 - Phtheochroa vulneratana
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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 Tortricinae
Tribe Cochylini
Genus Phtheochroa
Species vulneratana (Phtheochroa vulneratana - Hodges#3826)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phtheochroa vulneratana (Zetterstedt, 1839)
Tortrix vulneratana Zetterstedt, 1839
Tortrix exsulana Lederer, 1855
Euxanthis meincki Amsel, 1932
Hysterosia niponica Kawabe, 1982
Phalonia vulneratana f. nipponica Matsumura, 1931
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin vulneratus meaning "wounded, injured."
The genus Phtheochroa includes eighteen described species in America, north of Mexico. (1)
Forewing length 9-11.5 mm. (2)
Alaska to British Columbia, south to Colorado. (2)
Widespread range in Old and New World Arctic-alpine regions. (2)
Type locality: Sweden.
Arctic-alpine. (2)
The adults are most common in July and August. (2)
Life Cycle
Powell & Opler (2009) reported the immature stages and host plant are unknown. (2)
Print References
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, plate. 20.20, p. 157. (2)
Zetterstedt, J.W., 1839. Insecta Lapponica Descripta: 979.