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620605.00 – 2839.2   Phiaris metallicana (Hübner, 1796)
Distribution Data for Phiaris metallicana
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Distribution: Type locality (metallicana): Europe.
Type locality (major): USA. "Colorado, Loveland".
Type locality (murina): Canada. "Labrador, Caribou Island".
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Synonymy: Tortrix metallicana Hübner, 1796
Argyroploce amurensis Caradja, 1916
Argyroploce asiaticus Caradja, 1916
Olethreutes bicornutana Kuznetzov, 1971
Penthina ferruginea Tengström, 1869
Grapholitha lobarzewskii Nowicki, 1864
Penthina major Walsingham, 1895
Penthina murina Packard, 1867
Sericoris porphyrana de la Harpe, 1858
Olethreutes puncticostana of authors not Walker, 1863
Grapholitha zebrawskii Nowicki, 1864
Taxonomic Notes: Phiaris metallicana (Hübner, 1796) was formerly placed in Olethreutes; the current generic treatment follows Aarvik et al. (2017). This species includes as a synonyms O. major (Walsingham, 1895) and O. murina (Packard, 1867) in Miller (1985), Proc. Entom. Soc. Wash. 87(2): 408-417. Both were previously treated as synonyms of [2839] O. puncticostana (Walker, 1863) in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist). Olethreutes puncticostana of authors, not (Walker, 1863) is also listed as a synonym of O. metallica in the Pohl et al. (2016).
O. metallicana was erroneously listed as 2839 previously at MPG.
  • Aarvik, L., B.Å. Bengtsson, H. Elven, P. Ivinskis, U. Jürivete, O. Karsholt, M. Mutanen, N. Savenkov, 2017. Nordic-Baltic Checklist of Lepidoptera. Norwegian Journal of Entomology, Supplement 3: 1-236.
  • 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., J.W. Brown, J, Baixeras, 2020. Immigrant Tortricidae: Holarctic versus Introduced Species in North America. Insects, 11(9), 594: 1-59.
  • Miller, W.E., 1985. Nearctic Olethreutes: five new synonymies, two revised statuses, and notes (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 87(2): 408-417.
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