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620889.13038Pelochrista argentialbana (Walsingham, 1879)
  • Pelochrista argentialbana (Walsingham, 1879), treated as a subspecies of 3037 Pelochrista agricolana (Walsingham, 1879) in the Hodges 1983 Checklist, is raised to full species status. The subspecies Pelochrista argentialbana britana (McDunnough, 1927) is now as synonym of 3037 Pelochrista agricolana (Walsingham, 1879). Pelochrista smithiana (Walsingham, 1895), listed as 3038 in the 1983 Hodges Checklist, is a synonym of 3037 Pelochrista agricolana (Walsingham, 1879). MONA Fascicle 9.5: 37-39.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 104.139. (out of print)
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Wright D.J. & T.M. Gilligan, 2017. Pelochrista Lederer of the Contiguous United States and Canada (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Eucosmini). The Moths of America north of Mexico, Fascicle 9.5: 1-376, order.

Pelochrista argentialbana
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