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51a0995.1 – 3120   Pelochrista derelicta (Heinrich, 1929)
             Derelict Pelochrista

John Davis
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Synonymy: Eucosma derelicta Heinrich, 1929
Pelochrista derelecta of authors, [no date]
Taxonomic Notes: Pelochrista derelicta: Formerly placed in the genus Eucosma, Gilligan et al. (2013), Zootaxa, 3746(2): 301-337.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Gilligan, T.M. & D.J. Wright, 2013. Revised world catalogue of Eucopina, Eucosma, Pelochrista, and Phaneta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Eucosmini). Zootaxa, 3746(2): 301-337.
  • Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 112.158. (out of print)
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • 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 derelicta
John Lee
Pelochrista derelicta
Hugh McGuinness
Pelochrista derelicta
John Davis
Pelochrista derelicta
Nolie Schneider
Pelochrista derelicta
Tom Murray
Pelochrista derelicta
Mark Dreiling - DNA
Pelochrista derelicta
Libby & Rick Avis - DNA
Pelochrista derelicta
15mm – Jim Vargo

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