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51a1291.7 – 3404   Dichrorampha simulana (Clemens, 1860)
Distribution Data for Dichrorampha simulana
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  • 3408 Dichrorampha vancouverana tends not to have such a contrasting yellow patch.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Halonota simulana Clemens, 1860
Grapholitha alpinana of authors not Treitschke, 1830
Dichrorampha aurisignana Zeller, 1876
Hemimene britana Busck, 1906
Hemimene capitana Busck, 1906
Lipoptycha kana Busck, 1906
Lipoptycha planiloqua 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.
  • Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 169.277. (out of print)
  • 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. 16.50m, 16.51m; p. 141. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Zeller, P.C., 1875. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamericanischen Nachtfalter, besonders der Microlepidopteren. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien, 25: 207-360.
Dichrorampha simulana
© Dave Beadle [T] -ON
Dichrorampha simulana
- gen. - LG – © Dave Holden
Dichrorampha simulana
CalPhotos – © Jerry Powell
Dichrorampha simulana
16mm – © Jim Vargo
Dichrorampha simulana
- lectotype (britana) – (cc) U. S. National Museum
Dichrorampha simulana
- type (britana) – (cc) U. S. National Museum

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