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Species Pelochrista pulveratana - Hodges#3132

3132  - Pelochrista pulveratana
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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 pulveratana (Pelochrista pulveratana - Hodges#3132)
Hodges Number
3132
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eucosma pulveratana (Walsingham, 1879)
Paedisca pulveratana Walsingham, 1879 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "powdery, dusty" for the "dusty whitish gray" of the head, palpi and antennae. (2)
Size
Wingspan 15-20 mm. (3)
Wright (2011) reported the forewing length. (4)
♂ 6-10 mm.
♀ 5.3 -9 mm.
Range
California to New Mexico and Montana. (5)
Season
The adults have been recorded March to November. (4)
Print References
Wright, D.J., 2011. Review of the Eucosma pulveratana (Walsingham) species group, with descriptions of eight new species (Tortricidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 65(2): 103; figs. 1b, f, 3-7, 39, 51, 63, 75. (4)
Walsingham, Lord. 1879. North-American Torticidae. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum. 4: 45 (1)
Works Cited
1.North-American Torticidae
Thomas, Lord Walsingham. 1879. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum. 4.
2.Explanation of terms used in entomology
John Bernardh Smith. 1906. Brooklyn Entomological Society.
3.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.
4.Review of the Eucosma pulveratana (Walsingham) species group, with descriptions of eight new species (Tortricidae).
Donanld J. Wright. 2011. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 65(2): 101–118.
5.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems