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Species Pelochrista curlewensis - Hodges#3061.1

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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 Pelochrista
Species curlewensis (Pelochrista curlewensis - Hodges#3061.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pelochrista curlewensis (Wright, 2007) Gilligan & Wright, 2013 (1)
Eucosma curlewensis Wright, 2007 (2)
Phylogenetic sequence #620922
Explanation of Names
The specific epithet is for the Curlew National Grasslands where the holotype was collected. (2)
The genus Eucosma includes more than 168 species in America north of Mexico. (3)
Wright (2007) listed the forewing length. (2)
♂ 6.6–12.6 mm. (n=43) 43 specimens examined.
♀ 10.5–13.2 mm. (n=16)
The forewing is white with variable orange-brown to blackish-brown markings that can usually be distinguished from the two similar species listed below. The northern population are usually the lighter orange-brown color. (2)
California and Nevada to Utah.
Holotype ♀ Idaho, Oneida Co., Curlew National Grassland, 4 mi. ENE of Holbrook, 25 July 2003, D.J. Wright. (2)
Wright (2007) reported June to September flight. (2)
See Also
E. spaldingana (pinned specimen at bottom left of page)
Print References
Wright, D.J., 2007. Notes on Nearctic Eucosma Hubner: a new species, a resurrected species, and three synonymies (Tortricidae). Journal of the Lepidopterist Society, 61: 84, figs. 13-15, 26, 40. (2)