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Species Pelochrista hazelana - Hodges#3010

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 hazelana (Pelochrista hazelana - Hodges#3010)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pelochrista hazelana (Klots, 1936) (1)
Eucosma hazelana Klots, 1936 (2)
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of Hazel Maude Heffron Brown (1901-1990) of the Foundation Valley School, Colorado Springs, Colorado, wife of entomologist F. Martin Brown. (2)
Forewing length 11-12.2 mm. (2)
Holotype male: Fountain Valley School, south of Colorado Springs, Colo., August 20-31, 1932 (Klots). (2)
Print References
Klots, A.B., 1936. New North American Microlepidoptera. American Museum novitates no. 867: 1. (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.New North American microlepidoptera.
Alexander B. Klots. 1936. American Museum novitates no. 867: 1-6.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group