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620882.003156Pelochrista occipitana – (Zeller, 1875)
Distribution Data for Pelochrista occipitana
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Taxonomic Notes: Pelochrista occipitana (Zeller, 1875) was redescribed and transferred to Eucosma by Wright, 2008, J. Lepid. Soc. 62(4):217 and then reassigned to Pelochrista, MONA Fascicle 9.5: 165.
References
  • Wright D.J. & T.M. Gilligan, 2017. Pelochrista Lederer of the Contiguous United States and Canada (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Eucosmini). The Moths of North America north of Mexico, Fascicle 9.5: 1-376, order.
  • Wright, D.J., 2008. Nearctic Eucosmini (Tortricidae) associated with Pelochrista occipitana (Zeller) and Eucosma biquadrana (Walsingham): two new synonymies and four new species. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 62(4): 216-231.
Pelochrista occipitana
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