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51a0970.1 – 3054.1   Pelochrista kandana (Kearfott, 1907)
Distribution Data for Pelochrista kandana
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Synonymy: Eucosma kandana Kearfott, 1907
Eucosma argillacea Meyrick, 1912
Eucosma perdricana of authors not Walsingham, 1895
Taxonomic Notes: Pelochrista kandana (Kearfott, 1907) is elevated from synonymy of 3054 Eucosma perdricana in Wright (2007) and transferred to the genus Pelochrista in Gilligan, T.M. & D.J. Wright, 2013.
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  • Gilligan, T.M. & D.J. Wright, 2013. Revised world catalogue of Eucopina, Eucosma, Pelochrista, and Phaneta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Eucosmini). Zootaxa, 3746(2): 301-337.
  • Meyrick, E., 1912. On some impossible specific names in Micro-Lepidoptera. Entomologist's Monthly Magazine, 48: 32-36.
  • 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.
  • Wright, D.J., 2007. Notes on nearctic Eucosma Hubner: A new species, a resurrected species, and three new synonymies (Tortricidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 61(1): 38-49.
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