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51a0477 – 2706   Bactra furfurana (Haworth, 1811)
             The Mottled Bran

© Mark Dreiling - DNA
Distribution: Type locality: England.
Genitalia: See Heinrich (1926).
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Tortrix furfurana Haworth, 1811
?Cochylis acutana Eversmann, 1844
Sciaphila canuisana Millière, 1874
Bactra helophaea Meyrick, 1928
Bactra iranica Diakonoff, 1959
Bactra kurentsovi Diakonoff, 1962
Phoxopteris lamana Lienig & Zeller, 1846
Bactra longinqua Diakonoff, 1959
Tortrix scirpana Herrich-Schäffer, 1851
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Diakonoff, 1964. Further records and descriptions of the species of Bactra Stephens ( Lepidoptera, Tortricidae). Zoologische Verhandelingen, 70(1): 20.
  • Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 38.1. (out of print)
  • Haworth, A.H., 1803-1828. Lepidoptera Britannica, 3: 466.
  • Heinrich, C., 1926. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamilies Laspeyresiinae and Olethreutinae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 132: 83; figs. 45, 170, 343.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 14.19m; p. 130. Book Review and ordering
  • Powell, J.A., 1997. Three Additional Bactra In California, One Native But Overlooked, One Probably Introduced, One New Species (Tortricidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 51(2): 128-134.
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Bactra furfurana
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Bactra furfurana
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