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51a0105.1 – 3812   Phtheochroa baracana (Busck, 1907)

- Aaron Hunt
Distribution: Type locality: St. Louis, MO.
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Hysterosia baracana Busck, 1907
Hysterosia tiscana Kearfott, 1907
Hysterosia vigilans Meyrick, 1912
Taxonomic Notes: Phtheochroa baracana: This species was number 3804 in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Busck, A., 1907. A Review of the Tortricid Subfamily Phaloniinae with Descriptions of New American Species. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 15: 33.
  • Meyrick, E., 1912. On some impossible specific names in Micro-Lepidoptera. Entomologist's Monthly Magazine, 48: 32-36.
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Phtheochroa baracana
- Aaron Hunt
Phtheochroa baracana
14mm – Jim Vargo
Phtheochroa baracana
18mm – U. S. National Museum
Phtheochroa baracana
17mm – U. S. National Museum

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