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51a1121.1 – 3220   Sonia vovana (Kearfott, 1907)

DNA - © Ann Hendrickson
Distribution: Holotype (vovana): USA, "Utah, Stockton".
Holotype (fraternana): USA. California.
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Eucosma vovana Kearfott, 1907
Hendecaneura fraternana Busck, 1907
Eucosma typicodes Meyrick, 1912
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Busck, A., 1907. New Genera and Species of American Microlepidoptera. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 15: 134.
  • Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 132.203. (out of print)
  • Kearfott, W.D., 1907. New North American Tortricidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 33(1): 33.
  • Meyrick, E., 1912. On some impossible specific names in Micro-Lepidoptera. Entomologist's Monthly Magazine, 48: 32-36.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 15.40m, 15.41m; p. 136. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Wright, D.J. & T.M. Gilligan, 2023. Epiblema Hübner, Sonia Heinrich, Suleima Heinrich, and Notocelia Hübner of the Contiguous United States and Canada (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Eucosmini). The Moths of America north of Mexico, Fascicle 9.6: 103, pl. Z, 67a-f; pl. 28, 67a-f, order.
Sonia vovana
DNA - © Ann Hendrickson
Sonia vovana
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Sonia vovana
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Sonia vovana
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Sonia vovana
CalPhotos – © Jerry Powell
Sonia vovana
CalPhotos – © Jerry Powell
Sonia vovana
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