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Species Eucosma corculana - Hodges#2918

Tortricid Moth - Eucosma corculana Tortricid Moth - Eucosma corculana Tortricidae ? - Eucosma corculana Tortricidae ? - Eucosma corculana Crambid Snout Moth (Crambidae) - Eucosma corculana possible Eucosma corculana  - Eucosma corculana
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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 (corculana group)
Species corculana (Eucosma corculana - Hodges#2918)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eucosma corculana (Zeller, 1874) (1)
Semasia corculana Zeller, 1874 (2)
Phaneta corculana
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin corcula meaning "little heart."
There are more than 100 species of the genus Phaneta in America north of Mexico. (3)
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the forewing length as 6.5-9 mm. (3)
Powell & Opler (2009) reported the range to include Vancouver Island to California(4) and Colorado. (3)
Moth Photographers Group includes Arizona. (5)
Holotype ♀ collected in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in BMNH.
Powell & Opler (2009) stated this is a boreal species (8,000-14,000'). (3)
Powell & Opler (2009) collected adults mainly during June and July, but did record April specimens near the coast. (3)
Moth Photographers Group shows records for June to September. (5)
Powell & Opler (2009) did not list a host plant but found the adults in close association with Wyethia angustifolia (DC.) Nutt. (California compassplant). (3)
Life Cycle
Powell & Opler (2009) mentioned the immature stages are unknown. (3)
Print References
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, pl. 14, fig. 41; p. 132. (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): 117-138. (6)
Zeller, P.C., 1874. Lepidoptera of the west coast of America. Transaction of the Royal Zoological-Botanical Society in Vienna, 24: 433. (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.Lepidoptera der Westküste Amerika's.
Philipp Christoph Zeller. 1874. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien, 24: 423-448.
3.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
4.Essig Museum of Entomology, California Moth Species List
5.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.Nine new species of Phaneta (Stephens) Tortricidae from western North America, with review of ten related species
Donald J. Wright. 2010. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 64 (3): 117-138.
7.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems