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Tortricidae
620218.003853Nycthia yuccatana – (Busck, 1907)
Distribution Data for Nycthia yuccatana
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Distribution: Texas to southern Calinfornia
Holotype: Nueces Co., TX
Description/
Field Marks:
See Brown (2019), Zootaxa, 4671(2):195222
Genitalia: See Brown (2019), Zootaxa, 4671(2):195222
Taxonomic Notes: Nycthia yuccatana (Busck, 1907) was formerly unassigned to genus in Meltzer & Brown (2014). Pogue (1986) proposed the genus Nycthia for this species in his unpublished Ph.D. dissertation and is nomen nudum (unavaillable). Brown (2019) published the name Nycthia, new genus, Zootaxa, 4671(2): 206.
This species was number 3860 in the 1983 Hodges Checklist.
(3853 (1983 list) Aethes sublepidana (Kearfott, 1907) is a synonym of 3757 Aethes interruptofasciana.)
References
  • Brown, J.W., 2019. New genera, new species, and new combinations in new world Cochylina (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Tortricinae). Zootaxa, 4671(2): 195222.
  • 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.
  • Pogue, M.G., 1986. A generic revision of the Cochylidae (Lepidoptera) of North America. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1-280.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 20.6f; p. 158. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System
Nycthia yuccatana
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Nycthia yuccatana
LG – John W. Brown
Nycthia yuccatana
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