Moths of North Dakota

Tortricidae: Olethreutinae: Eucosmini

Eucosma morrisoni (Walsingham 1884)

Common name: listed here as ‘Morrison’s borer.’

Hodges #:3035.

Identification: Rfw 8.25 mm, fw with white streaks and blotches on an ochre and fuscous ground color, white markings at most only slightly lustrous; proboscis without scales.

Similar species: 3030, 3014, 3149, 5342, and 5408.

Distribution: Rocky Mountain states and northern Great Plains eastward to Minnesota and Michigan.

Hosts: unknown.


moth image

ND, Slope Co., Burning Coal Vein. 10- VIII- 1993, Hg/UV lt., coll. G. Fauske.


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Last updated: 03/27/02

Gerald M. Fauske
Research Specialist
202 Hultz Hall
Fargo, ND 58105

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