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Tortricidae
621002.003116.2Pelochrista oraria – (Wright, 2011)

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Genitalia: E. dorsisignatana - dark median fascia is disjunct from both subterminal fascia and subbasal fascia. E. similiana - dark subbasal fascia connects with median fascia. E. oraria - dark median fascia reaches apex and is disjunct from subbasal fascia; larger than both dorsisignatana and similiana.
Taxonomic Notes: Pelochrista oraria (Wright, 2011), n. sp. Formerly placed in the genus Eucosma, Zootaxa, 3746(2): 301-337.
References
  • 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 America north of Mexico, Fascicle 9.5: 1-376, order.
  • Wright, D.J., 2011. A new species of Eucosma Hübner (Tortricidae) related to E. dorsisignatana (Clemens) and E. similiana (Clemens). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 65(3): 175–180.
Pelochrista oraria
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