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47a0010 – 2652.1   Neochoreutis epicharis Heppner, 2020

Jonathan Gagnon
Distribution: Canada: BC, AB, ON; USA: CO, ND.
Type locality: Sundre, Alberta, Canada.
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Synonymy: Neochoreutis epicharis Heppner, 2020
Choreutis myllerana of authors, not Fabricius, 1794
Taxonomic Notes: Neochoreutis epicharis Heppner, 2020, n. gen and n. sp., Lepid. Nov., 12(1-2): 41, includes as a synonym Choreutis myllerana of authors; (not Fabricius, 1794).
  • Diakonoff, A. & J.B. Heppner, 1980. A change of names in the Choreutidae (Lepidoptera). Entomologische Berichten, 40: 196.
  • Heppner, J.B., 2020. Nearctic metalmark moths, 4. Genus Prochoreutis and the new genera Protochoreutis and Neochoreutis (Lepidoptera: Choreutidae: Choreutinae). Lepidoptera Novae, 12(1-2): 31-46.
  • Pohl, G.R., G.G. Anweiler, B.C. Schmidt, & N.G. Kondla, 2010. An annotated list of the Lepidoptera of Alberta, Canada. ZooKeys, 38: 1-549.
Neochoreutis epicharis
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