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Tortricidae
621019.003014Pelochrista ridingsana (Robinson, 1869) – Snakeweed Borer

Mark Dreiling - DNA
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Synonymy: Conchylis ridingsana Robinson, 1869
Eucosma magnidicana Heinrich, 1923
Taxonomic Notes: Pelochrista ridingsana (Robinson, 1869), formerly placed in the genus Eucosma, Gilligan et al. (2013), Zootaxa, 3746(2): 301-337, includes as a synonym 3017 Pelochrista magnidicana (Heinrich, 1923), MONA Fascicle 9.5: 78.
References
  • Barcode of Life Data System (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. 103.135. (out of print)
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 15.23m, 15.24f; p. 134. Book Review and ordering
  • Species page at Moths of North Dakota.
  • 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.
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Pelochrista ridingsana
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