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620196.003835Platphalonidia plicana – (Walsingham, 1884)
Distribution Data for Platphalonidia plicana
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Distribution: Type locality: Sonora, Mex.
Taxonomic Notes: Platphalonidia plicana (Walsingham, 1884), range extension, was formerly assigned to Platphalonia in Metzler and Albu (2013). Brown et al. (2019:S2) removed Platphalonidia from synonymy with Platphalonia and returned this species to Platphalonidia.
  • Brown, J.W. L. Aarvik, M. Heikkila?, R. Brown, M. Mutanen, 2019. A molecular phylogeny of Cochylina, with confirmation of its relationship to Euliina (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Systematic Entomology, 1-15.
  • 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.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 20.8m; p. 158. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System
Platphalonidia plicana
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Platphalonidia plicana
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