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620888.003026Pelochrista agassizii – (Robinson, 1869)

William Geoghegan
Taxonomic Notes: Pelochrista agassizii (Robinson, 1869), formerly placed in the genus Eucosma, Zootaxa, 3746(2): 301-337, includes as a synonym 3024 Pelochrista gilletteana (Dyar, 1903), MONA Fascicle 9.5: 27. This species was previously listed erroneously at MPG as a synonym of Eucosma aemulana (Schlager, 1849).
  • Gilligan, T.M. & D.J. Wright, 2013. Revised world catalogue of Eucopina, Eucosma, Pelochrista, and Phaneta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Eucosmini). Zootaxa, 3746(2): 301-337.
  • Species Page at BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System
  • 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 North America north of Mexico, Fascicle 9.5: 1-376, order.
Pelochrista agassizii
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