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51a0880 – 3110   Eucosma gomonana Kearfott, 1907

Ken Childs
Distribution: Widespread in the east.
Lectoptype: Essex Co. NJ, Jour. Lepid. Soc., 73(2): 114.
Field Marks:
Jour. Lepid. Soc., 73(2): 114; figs. 4a-d.
Genitalia: Jour. Lepid. Soc., 73(2): 115; figs. 12a-f.
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Synonymy: Eucosma gomonana Kearfott, 1907
Eucosma discipula Meyrick, 1912
Taxonomic Notes: Eucosma gomonana Kearfott, 1907, formerly placed in the genus Eucosma and later designated as [Eucosmini-unplaced], is returned to Eucosma, Jour. Lepid. Soc., 73(2): 114.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Gilligan, T.M. & D.J. Wright, 2013. Revised world catalogue of Eucopina, Eucosma, Pelochrista, and Phaneta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Eucosmini). Zootaxa, 3746(2): 301-337.
  • Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 115.166. (out of print)
  • Kearfott, W.D., 1907. New Microlepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist, 39: 78.
  • Meyrick, E., 1912. On some impossible specific names in Micro-Lepidoptera. Entomologist's Monthly Magazine, 48: 32-36.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Wright D.J. & T.M. Gilligan, 2019. Review of Eight unplaced Nearctic Eucosmini (Tortricidae: Olethreutinae) and descriptions of a new species. Journal of The Lepidopterists' Society, 73(2): 109-121.
Eucosma gomonana
Ken Childs
Eucosma gomonana
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