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Tortricidae
621288.103414.21Dichrorampha caribe Brown, 2020

[T] Greg Raterman
Distribution: USA: Florida.
Holotype: Belize: Caye Caulker.
Similar Species:
  • Dichrorampha manilkara is "usually paler and more subdued". A "teardrop-shaped pouch containing a cluster of smooth, broad, pale brown scales arising near the base of the tibia" is replaced in caribe by a "dense patch of elongate black scales all along the tibia".
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Taxonomic Notes: Dichrorampha caribe Brown, 2020, n. sp., Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash., 122(2) 285.
References
  • Brown, J., 2020. Male Secondary Features Discriminate Two Closely Related Species of Dichrorampha (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Grapholitini). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 122(2): 285; figs. 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 10.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Dichrorampha caribe
- 9mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Dichrorampha caribe
- Belize - LG – John W. Brown
Dichrorampha caribe
- FL - LG – John W. Brown

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