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North American Lepidoptera Genitalia Library
Tortricidae
6210453042Pelochrista vagana (McDunnough, 1925)
  • Pelochrista vagana: Formerly placed in the genus Eucosma, Gilligan et al. (2013), Zootaxa, 3746(2): 301-337.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • 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. 105.141. (out of print)
  • McDunnough, J., 1925. New Canadian Lepidoptera with notes. The Canadian Entomologist, 57(1): 19.
  • 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 vagana
James Steffen - - [T]

The anal spine is normally angled slightly toward the the saccular corner. P. comatulana has anal spine angled outwardly, neck of valva slightly shorter and cucullus slightly wider but is otherwise nearly identical.

Pelochrista vagana
James Steffen -

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