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51a0899.1 – 3036   Pelochrista lathami (Forbes, 1937)
             Latham's Pelochrista

© Seth Ausubel
Distribution: Type locality: USA: "New York, Long Island, Orient".
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Synonymy: Eucosma lathami Forbes, 1937
Taxonomic Notes: Pelochrista lathami: Formerly placed in the genus Eucosma, Gilligan et al. (2013), Zootaxa, 3746(2): 301-337.
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  • Forbes, W.T.M., 1937. A new “silver-marked” Eucosma (Lepidoptera — Olethreutinae). Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 45: 131-132.
  • Gilligan, T.M. & D.J. Wright, 2013. Revised world catalogue of Eucopina, Eucosma, Pelochrista, and Phaneta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Eucosmini). Zootaxa, 3746(2): 301-337.
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  • 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 lathami
© Hugh McGuinness
Pelochrista lathami
© Seth Ausubel
Pelochrista lathami
- holotype - LG(cc) U. S. National Museum

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