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51a0525 – 2759   Apotomis tertiana (McDunnough, 1922)
Distribution Data for Apotomis tertiana
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Distribution: Canada: NB, QC, ON, AB, YT - Adamski & Peters (1986).
Holotype: Ottawa, QC.
Genitalia: See Adamski & Peters (1986), Heinrich (1926).
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Synonymy: Argyroploce tertiana McDunnough, 1922
Aphania strigosa Heinrich, 1926
  • Adamski, D. & T.M. Peters, 1986. Review of Nearctic Apotomis Hubner (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Olerthreutini). The Canadian Entomologist, 118(7): 649-689.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Heinrich, C., 1926. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamilies Laspeyresiinae and Olethreutinae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 132: 117; figs. 377.
  • McDunnough, J.H., 1922. Undescribed Lepidoptera in the Canadian National Collection. The Canadian Entomologist, 54(2): 42.
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Apotomis tertiana
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Apotomis tertiana
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