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621032.00 – 3031   Pelochrista serpentana (Walsingham, 1895)

Ian Maton
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Synonymy: Paedisca serpentana Walsingham, 1895
Eucosma ophionana McDunnough, 1925
Taxonomic Notes: Pelochrista serpentana (Walsingham, 1895), formerly placed in the genus Eucosma, Gilligan et al. (2013), Zootaxa, 3746(2): 301-337, includes as a synonym 3032 Pelochrista ophionana (McDunnough, 1925), MONA Fascicle 9.5: 149.
  • 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. & D.J. Wright, 2013. Revised world catalogue of Eucopina, Eucosma, Pelochrista, and Phaneta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Eucosmini). Zootaxa, 3746(2): 301-337.
  • 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.
Pelochrista serpentana
Bob Martin
Pelochrista serpentana
Bob Martin
Pelochrista serpentana
Bob Martin
Pelochrista serpentana
19mm – Jim Vargo
Pelochrista serpentana
15mm – Jim Vargo

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