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Species Eucosma misturana - Hodges#2963

Phaneta? - Eucosma misturana Phaneta? - Eucosma misturana
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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
Species misturana (Eucosma misturana - Hodges#2963)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eucosma misturana (Heinrich, 1923) (1)
Thiodia misturana Heinrich 1923 (2)
Phaneta misturana
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin mistura meaning "mixture."
There are more than 100 species of the genus in America north of Mexico. (3)
Wright (2010) listed the forewing length. (4)
♂ 6.3–8.3 mm. (n = 18) * n = number of specimens studied.
♀ 5.7–7.5 mm. (n = 6)
Heinrich (1923) description in PDF. (2)
The Wright (2010) collection map includes California(5) to Utah, Idaho and Washington; with a isolated population in southeastern Saskatchewan. (p. 136, fig. 102)(4)
Holotype ♂, Canada, Saskatchewan, Oxbow, collected by Fred K. Knab, 9 June 1907, deposited in U.S. National Museum. (4)
The main flight period is February to July. (6)
Brown et al., (1983) reported rearing on Artemisia tridentata Nutt. (Asteraceae) in southern Idaho.
Powell & Opler, (2009) reported the larval host as Artemisia californica Less. (Asteraceae) in coastal California. (3)
Print References
Heinrich, C., 1923. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae of the family Olethreutidae. United States National Museum Bulletin 123: 54. (2)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, plate 14.46, p. 133. (3)
Wright, D.J., 2010. Nine new species of Phaneta (Stephens) Tortricidae from western North America, with review of ten related species. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 64(3): 121; figs. 18, 19, 54, 79, 80, 102. (4)