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51a0122.2 – 3797   Henricus edwardsiana (Walsingham, 1884)

Mark Dreiling
Distribution: Type locality (edwardsiana): USA, Arizona.
Type locality (contrastana): ♂, "Oak Station, Allegheny Co., Penn."; ♀, "New Haven, Conn."
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Synonymy: Conchylis edwardsiana Walsingham, 1884
Commophila contrastana Kearfott, 1907
Taxonomic Notes: Henricus edwardsiana (Walsingham, 1884), number 3820 in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist), includes as a synonym 3796 Henricus contrastana (Kearfott, 1907) in Metzler & Brown (2014) but H. contrastana was erroneously placed as the senior synonym, John Brown (pers. comm., 5/17/2018).
The number 3797 was occupied by Phtheochroa villana (Busck, 1907) in the 1983 list.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Kearfott, W.D., 1907. New Microlepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist, 39: 128.
  • Metzler, E.H. & J.W. Brown, 2014. An updated check list of the Cochylina (Tortricidae, Tortricinae, Euliini) of North America north of Mexico including Greenland, with comments on classification and identification. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 68(4): 274-282.
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  • Walsingham, L.T.d.G., 1884. X. North American Tortricidae. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London, 1884: 128.
Henricus edwardsiana
Bob Patterson
Henricus edwardsiana
Larry Line
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Tom Murray
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Carol Wolf
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18mm – Jim Vargo
Henricus edwardsiana
21mm – U. S. National Museum

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