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230043.000152Coptotriche confusa (Braun, 1972)
Distribution Data for Coptotriche confusa
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Distribution: "Known only from Sac- ramento, Sacramento County, and Morgan Hill, Santa Clara County, California." - Stonis et al. (2020).
Larva and
Host Plants:
"Larvae are known to feed on leaves of strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa Duchesne, Rosaceae); the leaf mines were characterized by Braun (1972)." - Stonis et al. (2020).
Genitalia: See Stonis et al. (2020).
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Synonymy: Tischeria confusa Braun, 1972
Tischeria inexpectata Braun, 1972
Taxonomic Notes: Coptotriche confusa (Braun, 1972), formerly placed in the genus Tischeria, includes as a new synonym [0153] Coptotriche inexpectata (Braun, 1972) in Mccarty et al. (2020), Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 122(2): 495.
  • Stonis, J.R., A. Remeikis, A. Diskus, D.R. Davis, M. A. Solis, 2020. American Tischeriidae (Lepidoptera) from the Collection of the National Museum of Natural History, Washington D.C. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 122(2): 482-505.
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