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51a1291.6 – 3412   Dichrorampha sedatana (Busck, 1906)

Aaron Hunt
Distribution: Range is uncertain. DNA barcode is inconclusive - Gilligan et al. (2020)
Type locality: South Park, CO.
Similar Species:
  • Dichrorampha aeratana lacks the black scales on the median lines.
  • Dichrorampha acuminatana
  • Dichrorampha dana
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Hemimene sedatana Busck, 1906
Hemimene plumbana of authors not Scopoli, 1763
  • 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., 1906. Notes on some new Tortricid genera, with descriptions of new American species. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 19: 177.
  • Gilligan, T.M., J.W. Brown, J, Baixeras, 2020. Immigrant Tortricidae: Holarctic versus Introduced Species in North America. Insects, 11(9), 594: 1-59.
  • Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 171.280. (out of print)
  • Heinrich, C., 1926. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamilies Laspeyresiinae and Olethreutinae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 132: 15; figs. 107, 283 (genitalia).
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 16.52f; p. 141. Book Review and ordering
  • Sabourin, M., 2009. First Report of Two Palearctic Dichrorampha (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) Species for Vermont. VES News, 64: 9-10.
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Dichrorampha sedatana
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Dichrorampha sedatana
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Dichrorampha sedatana
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