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80a0336 – 5846   Dioryctria auranticella (Grote, 1883)
             Ponderosa Pineconeworm

John Davis
Distribution: Type locality (auranticella): New Mexico.
Type locality (miniatella): Arizona.
Type locality (xanthoenobares): British Columbia, Kaslo.
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Synonymy: Nephopteryx auranticella Grote, 1883
Dioryctria miniatella Ragonot, 1887
Dioryctria xanthoenobares Dyar, 1911
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Grote, A.G., 1883. Mr. A. R. Grote on the Moths of New Mexico. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, (ser. 5) 11: 57.
  • Neunzig, H. H., 2003. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.5, p. 168; pl. 6.9. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 25.46m; p. 192. Book Review and ordering
  • Ragonot, E.L., 1887. Diagnoses of North American Phycitidae and Galleriidae. Published by the author, Paris, p. 4 - PDF.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
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