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51a0736 – 2906.1   Spilonota laricana (Heinemann, 1863)
Distribution Data for Spilonota laricana
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Distribution: Introduced from Europe to eastern Canada.
Similar Species:
  • Spilonota ocellana ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Grapholitha laricana Heinemann, 1863
Taxonomic Notes: Spilonota laricana (Heinemann, 1863) is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico in Handfield (2002). The presence is NA is confirmed in Gilligan et al. (2020) but it is unclear if the report in Handfield (2002) does in fact refer to laricana or S. ocellana.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:AAA7738 - Caution: 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.
  • Handfield, L., 2002. Additions, corrections et radiations a la liste des Lepidopteres du Quebec. Fabreries, 27(1): 1-46.
  • Species Page at Moth Dissection UK
Spilonota laricana
DNA - QC - LG – (cc) CBG Photography Group
Spilonota laricana
DNA - Norway - LG(cc) NHMO, Arrild Johnsen

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