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51a1274.6 – 3412.2   Dichrorampha aeratana (Pierce & Metcalfe, 1915)

John Lee - ON
Distribution: Introduced from Europe.
Type locality: Great Britain.
Similar Species:
  • 3412 Dichrorampha sedatana has thin median and post median lines irrotated with black and yellowish brown scales. D. aeratana lacks the black scales on the median lines.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Lipoptycha aeratana Pierce & Metcalfe, 1915
Taxonomic Notes: Dichrorampha aeratana (Pierce & Metcalfe, 1915) is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico, first reported from Vermont, 2009, VES News, 64: 9-10; figs. 2.
  • 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, T.M., J.W. Brown, J, Baixeras, 2020. Immigrant Tortricidae: Holarctic versus Introduced Species in North America. Insects, 11(9), 594: 1-59.
  • Pierce, F.N. & J.W. Metcalfe, 1915. Descriptions of three new species of British Tortricidae. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine, 51: 10.
  • Sabourin, M., 2009. First Report of Two Palearctic Dichrorampha (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) Species for Vermont. VES News, 64: 9-10.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Dichrorampha aeratana
John Lee - ON
Dichrorampha aeratana
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