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51a1015.1 – 3149   Pelochrista argenteana (Walsingham, 1895)

Carl Barrentine
Distribution: Lectotype (argenteana): Loveland, CO.
Holotype (idahoana): Blackfoot, ID.
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Synonymy: Paedisca argenteana Walsingham, 1895
Eucosma idahoana Kearfott, 1907
Taxonomic Notes: Pelochrista argenteana (Walsingham, 1895) includes as a synonym Pelochrista idahoana (Kearfott, 1907) in Wright (2007).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species page at Moths of North Dakota.
  • 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. Taxonomy of four species of Eucosmini (Tortricidae) associated with Pelochrista corosana (Walsingham) including a new synonymy and description of a new species. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 61(3): 117-124.
Pelochrista argenteana
Bob Martin
Pelochrista argenteana
- gen. - Glenn Fine
Pelochrista argenteana
- gen. - Glenn Fine
Pelochrista argenteana
20mm – Jim Vargo
Pelochrista argenteana
18mm – Jim Vargo

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