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Species Pelochrista wandana - Hodges#3122

moth - Pelochrista wandana 3122 – Pelochrista wandana - Pelochrista wandana Pelochrista wandana
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Classification
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 wandana (Pelochrista wandana - Hodges#3122)
Hodges Number
3122
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pelochrista wandana (Kearfott, 1907) (1)
Eucosma wandana Kearfott, 1907 (2)
Eucosma eumaea Meyrick, 1912 (3)
Phylogenetic sequence #621047
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet is part of a series of Kearfott names originating from various alphabetical rhyming schemes with no meaning, often derided by subsequent authors as "nonsense names." See Brown (2001) for a humorous take on this "barbarous" practice. (4), (3)
Size
Wingspan 17 mm. (5)
Identification
Range
Holotype male: Cincinnati, OH (Miss Annette F. Braun, Aug.25).
Print References
Gibson, L.D. & W.E. Miller, 1994. Two new synonymies in Nearctic Eucosma (Tortricidae: Olethreutinae). Journal of The Lepidopterists' Society, 48: 69, figs. 1-3. (6)
Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 112.159. (7)
Kearfott, W.D., 1907. New North America Tortricidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 33(1): 24. (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 Tortricidae.
William Dunham Kearfott. 1907. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 33(1): 1-97.
3.On some impossible specific names in micro-lepidoptera.
Edward Meyrick. 1912. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine 48: 32-36.
4.Presidential address, 2000: Nomenclatural nonsense - flying in the face of a farcical code.
John W. Brown. 2001. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 55(1): 1-7.
5.Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae of the family Olethreutidae
Carl Heinrich. 1923. United States National Museum Bulletin 123: 1-298.
6.Two new synonymies in Nearctic Eucosma (Tortricidae: Olethreutinae)
Loran D. Gibson, William E. Miller. 1994. Journal of The Lepidopterists' Society, 48: 69-71.
7.Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States, An Identification Guide
Gilligan, Todd M., Donald J. Wright, and Loran D. Gibson. 2008. Ohio Biological Survey, P.O. Box 21370, Columbus, Ohio 43221-0370.
8.North American Moth Photographers Group
9.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems