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Species Eucosma tarandana - Hodges#2956

Phaneta tarandana - Hodges #2956 - Eucosma tarandana Eucosma tarandana   - Eucosma tarandana
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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
No Taxon (tarandana group)
Species tarandana (Eucosma tarandana - Hodges#2956)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eucosma tarandana (Möschler, 1874) (1)
Grapholitha tarandana Möschler, 1874
Phaneta tarandana
Semasia tarandana
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet perhaps a reference to reindeer (Rangifer tarandus).
Wingspan 21-27 mm. (2)
Records from British Columbia and Alberta, south through the Rockies, including Montana, Colorado and northeastern Arizona. In the east known only from Labrador, Canada. (3), (4)
Heinrich (1923) examined three specimens, two from Aweme, Manitoba (Criddle, 2 Aug. 1915) and the likely type specimen from Labrador in the Fernald collection, confirming that the Labrador moth agrees with the moths from the west. (2)
Print References
Möschler, H.B., 1874. Beitrag zum Schmetterlings-Fauna von Labrador. Entomologische Zeitung 35(4-6): 165.